Rivlin: Knesset must debate ethics of Olmert return

24.10.2012                      08.Cheschwan. 5773

Knesset:

Rivlin: Knesset must debate ethics of Olmert return

Knesset speaker says law allows return of politicians who committed crimes, but it is up to the public to vote for them.

The 19th Knesset will have to discuss the morality of allowing politicians convicted of crimes to return to government, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin said on Tuesday, referring to Shas leader Arye Deri’s comeback and former prime minister Ehud Olmert’s deliberations on returning to politics….