'Systemic Failure': The Prison Sexual Abuse Scandal Shaking Israel

In a country all-too-familiar with sex crime revelations, a new one involving a Palestinian prisoner and soldiers placed in the prison service, is enraging the country and impacting top politicians

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Long before the international #MeToo movement in 2017, high-ranking politicians and military figures in Israel were brought down by sexual misconduct and assault cases – most prominently when the country’s president, Moshe Katsav, was convicted on two counts of rape in 2010 and sent to prison.

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