Israeli rape victim not humiliated in court, ombudsman rules
Trial defense lawyer backs his interpretation of events, saying she did not recall being asked to kneel as post-trial complaint alleges.
The ombudsman of the Israeli judiciary has ruled that the judges in a 2008 rape trial did not violate any professional norms in asking the victim to demonstrate her attackers’ behavior. Moreover, the victim’s defense lawyer at the time has told Haaretz she backs his interpretation of events, in which the panel of justices allegedly ordered the victim to demonstrate the rape in the...
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