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  2/22/2011, Adar 18, 5771

Sentencing Phase of Katzav Trial Begins

The sentencing phase of the trial of former president and tourism minister Moshe Katzav began Tuesday morning behind closed doors at the Tel Aviv District Court.

Katzav was convicted in December on charges of rape, sexual abuse, sexual harassment and obstruction of justice in cases involving three female employees at the President's Residence and Tourism Ministry.