Only 4.5 years into his 7-year sentence, parole board ruled against the former president, who has never voiced remorse for rape and other sexual offenses.
Katsav rape trial
Though reluctant to admit wrongdoing, Katsav, who was convicted of rape, has recently changed his tune, and according to report gave parole board 'more details of where he went wrong.'
The former president, who is serving time for rape and other offenses, has never admitted to his offenses or expressed remorse for his actions.
Katsav is undoubtedly a rapist. But compassion requires us to accept he was punished justly with his public life all but dead.
Parole board to reconsider ex-president's request to commute his sentence by a third following the announcement of a new rehabilitation policy.
Prisoner rehab policy change could make Moshe Katsav, who is serving a seven-year sentence for rape, eligible for parole even without admitting he’d done wrong.
The disgraced former president, serving a seven year term for rape, is appealing the same board's rejection in April of his request to commute a third of his sentence.
Katsav, who is serving a 7-year sentence for rape and other sexual offenses, is appealing the parole board’s decision not to take a third off his sentence for good behavior.
Israeli journalists are afraid of criticizing Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife. Not just scared, but the terror that paralyzes anyone who hides in the attic from the storm troopers below.
Former president backtracks at last moment, instructs lawyers to ask to commute his seven-year rape conviction.