Israel President Moshe Katsav stepping down

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Israel President Moshe Katsav announced on Wednesday that he'll take a "leave of absence" from his political post.   He is being accused of raping and sexually assaulting female employees. "McCarthyism is alive in Israel," Katsav said, "I will fight to my last breath," he said. "I am not prepared to bow to blackmail." Visit Reuters for the full story.Read Full Story

President Katsav accused of sex crimes

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Timesonline has an article about President Moshe Katsav and the rape and sexual harassment charges against him.  News broke that the indictment will include the charge of raping one of the four complainants in the case. Here is an excerpt from the TimesOnline story: President Moshe Katsav of Israel is to be charged with rape and abuse of power, the Justice Ministry announced yesterday. Lawyers for Mr Katsav, whose seven-year term of office ends in August, said that he intended to...Read Full Story