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Moshe Katsav, Israel’s Rapist Ex-president, Is Released on Parole

Former president Moshe Katsav has been released from prison on Wednesday after serving five years of his seven-year sentence for rape and other crimes. Read more

Israeli Rapist Ex-president Moshe Katsav To Be Set Free on Parole

Israel’s ex-president Moshe Katsav, who is serving a seven-year sentence for rape, will be released early. Read more

Ex-President Moshe Katzav To Remain In Prison For Rape

The Israel Prison Service parole board on Thursday rejected former president Moshe Katsav’s appeal for early parole from his seven-year jail sentence for rape. Read more

Ex-President Moshe Katsav, In Jail For Rape, Asks Rivlin For Pardon

Former president Moshe Katsav, who is currently serving a prison sentence after he was convicted of rape, officially submitted a request for a pardon to President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday. Read more

Israel’s Rapist Ex-president Moshe Katsav Denied Early Release

A parole board rejected on Wednesday former President Moshe Katsav’s bid for early release. Katsav’s lawyer Zion Amir said that the president intends to appeal the parole board’s decision. Read more

Israeli Rapist Ex-president Asks Parole Board For Early Release

Former President Moshe Katsav appeared at a parole board hearing on Sunday, seeking a reduction of one-third of his prison term. Read more

Israeli Attorney General Recuses Himself From Rapist Ex-president’s Early Release Request

Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit announced on Thursday evening that he will not be involved in the formulation of the state’s position regarding the possible parole of former president Moshe Katsav, who is serving a seven year sentence for rape, because of a prior acquaintance with him. Read more

President Rivlin Denies Favoring Moshe Katsav Pardon

President Reuven Rivlin’s spokeswoman issued a statement of clarification on Sunday after reports over the weekend that he and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked favor pardoning or commuting the sentence of former president Moshe Katsav, who has served almost five years of a seven-year sentence for rape and other sexual offenses. Read more

Former President Moshe Katsav offers To Mentor Ehud Olmert As Prisoner

Former president Moshe Katsav told confidants he spoke with on Monday that he wants to mentor former prime minister Ehud Olmert while they are both at Ma’asiyahu Prison in Ramle, Channel 2 reported. Read more