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  Sivan 24, 5777 , 18/06/17

Barak: Parole Olmert

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert has called for the early release of former prime minister Ehud Olmert from his sentence on a corruption conviction related to his tenure as mayor of Jerusalem.

Writing on Twitter, Barak said, "Despite his actions and his punishment, Olmert deserves the treatment reserved for every citizen. Equality before the law. Let him navigate the rest of his life. It will not be easy."

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