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Guilty: Court convicts former PM Olmert of bribery; 1st PM ever convicted
Jerusalem Post ^

Posted on 03/31/2014 5:27:25 AM PDT by zoharm

Thundering ruling shakes country, Judge also convicts former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski, former Bank Hapoalim Chairman Dan Dankner, Olmert's former chief-of-staff Shula Zaken and 10 out of 13 individual defendants.

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amnonshafran; conviction; dandankner; davidrozen; ehudolmert; holylandproject; israel; jerusalem; nosentencing; shimongalon; shmuelduchner; shulazaken; urilupolianski; urimesser; yaakovefrati; yossiolmert

1 posted on 03/31/2014 5:27:26 AM PDT by zoharm
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2 posted on 03/31/2014 5:36:01 AM PDT by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: zoharm

The story of Israel in recent years is replete with corruption allegations involving polticians or their family, resignations of politicians who come back after a hiatus and constant investigations by prosecutors.

One of them is now convicted on such charges.


3 posted on 03/31/2014 6:53:09 AM PDT by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: Nextrush

Something like this will never happen in the USA because the courts are the most corrupt of all.


4 posted on 03/31/2014 8:32:48 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: fella

That it happened at all in Israel, despite our equally corrupt courts, is amazing. It can happen in the US if it’s happened here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoaTzfpTU2Q


5 posted on 03/31/2014 2:24:07 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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Thanks zoharm.
Judge also convicts former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski, former Bank Hapoalim Chairman Dan Dankner, Olmert's former chief-of-staff Shula Zaken and 10 out of 13 individual defendants.

6 posted on 04/23/2014 5:19:55 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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