A looming indictment against the PM?

BySHANI BROWN
February 13, 2017 16:47

The case against Netanyahu hinges on whether he attempted as a ‘businessman’ to prevent or minimize competition in the communications market.




Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

At the core of the allegations that form the basis for investigating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is the attempt to prevent, or at the very least minimize, competition in the communications market.

Despite this, it seems Antitrust Authority Commissioner Michal Halperin – who has been accused in the past of heading the “Monopoly Protection Authority” – prefers to stay silent and not do the dirty work of investigating the person who appointed her: the prime minister.

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