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  3/31/2014, Adar Bet 29, 5774

"Olmert Conviction Important in Fighting Corruption"


The Legal Forum for Israel called the conviction of former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert important for fighting corruption. Olmert was found guilty of corruption regarding the zoning and construction of the sprawling Holyland luxury condominium in Jerusalem.

"Corruption and bribery in the public sphere has been revealed," they stated adding that Olmert "exploited for profit at the public's expense."

They added "this day is an important day in the fight against government corruption."