Jerusalem District court schedules next Netanyahu hearing for April 5

February 25, 2021 by  
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The Jerusalem District Court said on Monday that it would start hearing witnesses in the corruption trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on April 5, after the March 23 general election.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s arraignment hearing at the Jerusalem District Court on May 24, 2020. Photo by Amit Shabi/POOL.

Netanyahu, the first Israeli premier to be indicted in office, was formally charged last year over allegations of accepting improper gifts and seeking to trade regulatory favor with media moguls in exchange for positive coverage.

Netanyahu has denied all the charges against him, calling them “fabricated and ludicrous.”

Report from Yair Altman

This article first appeared in Israel Hayom. (Israel Hayom via JNS) 

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