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Former Israel president to be released early from prison term for rape
An Israeli parole board ruled Sunday that former president Moshe Katsav will be released after serving five years of his seven-year sentence for rape. After failing earlier this year to gain release, Katsav is to be released next week. Over the te (More)
Israel ex-president recieves 24-hour release from prison
Former Israeli president Moshe Katzav [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] was allowed to leave the prison for 24-hours on Monday, marking his first furlough since his 2011 conviction for the rape of female employees in the 1990s. Katzav, who has cons (More)
Israel Supreme Court upholds ex-president's rape conviction
The Supreme Court of Israel on Thursday upheld the rape conviction of former Israeli president Moshe Katsav . The court rejected Katsav's appeal of his conviction for rape, sexual abuse and sexual harassment, finding that he misused his position a (More)
Israel ex-president begins appeal before high court
Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] on Sunday appeared before the Supreme Court of Israel to begin the appeal of his conviction and seven-year sentence for rape and sexual assault . The proceedings, which are be (More)
Israel ex-president prison sentence delayed pending appeal
Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] had his seven-year prison sentence for rape and sexual assault delayed Wednesday pending the completion of his appeal . The Supreme Court of Israel also ruled earlier that th (More)
Israel ex-president appeals rape conviction to high court
Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] appealed to the Israeli Supreme Court on Monday, shortly before he was to begin a seven-year prison sentence for rape and sexual assault . The 300-page appeal includes request (More)
Israel ex-president sentenced to 7 years on rape conviction
The Tel Aviv District Court sentenced former Israeli president Moshe Katsav [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] to seven years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting three women. The court convicted Katsav in December, finding that he had a (More)
Former Israel president convicted of rape
Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav was convicted of two rape charges on Thursday, following his decision to rescind an earlier plea bargain. A Tel Aviv court found him guilty of assaulting a female employee of the Tourism Ministry during his tim (More)
Israel ex-president indicted on rape charges
Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] was indicted Thursday on two counts of rape for allegedly assaulting several female employees in the 1990s. The indictment, which was filed in Tel Aviv District Court, charges (More)
Israel ex-president to be indicted on rape, sexual assault charges
Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] will be indicted on rape charges for allegedly assaulting several female employees in the 1990s, according to an announcement by Attorney General Menachem Mazuz on Sunday. Kats (More)