Israel justice minister resigns over sexual harassment charges Joshua Pantesco at 12:25 PM ET
[JURIST] Israeli Justice Minister Haim Ramon [Knesset profile] announced Friday that he will formally resign from his position on Sunday over allegations that he kissed a woman at a party without her consent. On Thursday, Israeli Attorney General Menachem Mazuz [official profile] decided to indict Ramon on the allegations, and on Friday, Ramon relinquished his parliamentary immunity and declined his right to a hearing on the charges, which automatically triggered his dismissal.
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