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Netanyahu indictment filing with court gets trial moving

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem December 11, 2016. PHOTO: Abir Sultan/Reuters

PM rescinds immunity ahead of Knesset vote

By Yonah Jeremy Bob and Gil Hoffman | 28 January 2020

JERUSALEM POST — On Tuesday, Benjamin Netanyahu became the first sitting prime minister in Israel’s history to be indicted, when Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit filed an indictment with the Jerusalem District Court against him for bribery, fraud and breach of trust hours after Netanyahu withdrew his immunity request.

Mandelblit announced his final indictment on November 21 but could not file it with the courts until the immunity request process was concluded. The indictment’s filing could impact the March 2 election and alter the course of negotiations over forming a new government and who will be the new prime minister.

At press time, the court had not yet set a date for the first hearing, which could come before or after the election – at its discretion. […]

2 Comments on Netanyahu indictment filing with court gets trial moving

  1. Democrats stand and cheer for this destroyer of worlds and loath his bestes buddy Trump. When will the sheeple figure out it’s all for show.

    • Yep, just like that so called “peace deal”… Another piece of nonsense for Christian Zionists, who believe that the “end times” are coming after the “false peace with Israel”… Seriously, these folks are nuts.–signed, Christ not religion.

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