Dershowitz: “A decision to indict PM Netanyahu on corruption charges in Case 2,000 would “endanger democracy and freedom of the press” urges Israeli AG to “consider the dangerous implications”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
Dershowitz: Indicting PM would open Pandora’s box
by Yehuda Shlezinger and Israel Hayom Staff
February 27, 2019

A decision to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges in Case 2,000 would “endanger democracy and freedom of the press,” Professor Alan Dershowitz wrote in an open letter to Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit on Tuesday. Dershowitz, one of the most prominent Jewish lawyers in the United States and in the world, posted the letter on his Twitter page. “Such charges would open up a Pandora’s box out of which would flow a parade of horribles: Every government official – legislators, judges, prosecutors, police offices, administrators – who sought positive coverage in the media, and then did anything that helped the media, would have to be investigated,” Dershowitz wrote. READ MORE

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