Israel’s Justice Ministry: No one is above the law, even rabbis

29.06.2011                      27.Siwan, 5771

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Israel's Justice Ministry: No one is above the law, even rabbis

Officials respond firmly to the attacks on Deputy State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan, following the arrest of Rabbi Dov Lior Monday on suspicion of incitement.

Justice Ministry officials on Tuesday came out in defense of Deputy State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan, who been under public attack in the wake of Rabbi Dov Lior's arrest a day earlier for allegedly encouraging incitement.
Lior was arrested, questioned, and released on Monday after refusing to appear for an inquiry for his endorsement of the controversial book, “Torat Hamelech,” which justifies killing non-Jews….