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Archive: December 2016 (2 Posts)

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Handling of Sexual Offenses in the Israeli Military

Posted by: Ruth Levush

On December 18, 2016 the Tel- Aviv Military Court convicted a brigadier general in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) of sexual offenses against female soldiers serving under his command. The conviction is believed to be of the highest ranking IDF soldier of such crimes, based on the officer’s admission as a result of a plea bargain. The officer had initially been …