Israeli Court Rejects Bid to Postpone Hearings in Holyland Trial

Prosecution had asked for more time to prepare the remaining witnesses after the sudden death of state’s witness S.D. Now, both sides will have to examine witnesses who have had no time to prepare.

The Tel Aviv district court turned down the state prosecutor’s request to postpone the hearings in the Holyland trial, a corruption case involving former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, until after the Passover break because of the sudden death of key state witness...