“Billionaire president of World Jewish Congress detained en route to Peres’s funeral”

Police question Jewsh leader Lauder as part of PM probe
by Staff
October 4, 2016

Police called in World Jewish Congress President Ron Lauder for questioning as part of an investigation into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday before the American billionaire attended the funeral of former president Shimon Peres. Lauder was stopped by police investigators after landing in Israel upon arrival from Ukraine, where he took part in a memorial ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, Channel 2 reported Tuesday night. He reportedly told police it was unreasonable that they stop him for questioning without warning when he had come to the country to pay his respects to his friend Peres. READ MORE

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