Rivlin appeals to Putin over Naama Issachar

"I am appealing to your mercy and compassion with a request for your personal intervention to grant her an extraordinary pardon."

Arutz Sheva Staff,

President Rivlin
President Rivlin
Amos Ben Gershom (GPO)

President Reuven Rivlin today, Sunday, appealed to President Vladimir Putin of Russia regarding the case of Naama Issachar.

President Rivlin’s letter:

“Your Excellency,

As a friend of the Jewish People and of the State of Israel, I am writing to you concerning Naama Issachar.

Naama made a grave mistake and has admitted her crime, but in the case of a young woman with no criminal record, the severe sentence handed down will have a deeply destructive impact on her life.

The Jewish People and the State of Israel are grateful for your sensitivity to human life and for your willingness to endanger the lives of your soldiers to locate and return the body of IDF soldier Zachary Baumel, of blessed memory.

Because of the particular and individual circumstances of Naama Issachar’s case, I am appealing to your mercy and compassion with a request for your personal intervention to grant her an extraordinary pardon.”




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