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Journalist Emmanuel Rosen welcomed the chance to defend himself before a formal
police investigation, Moshe Ronen, his media adviser said on Sunday.
commend the opening of official proceedings, because they will include rules and
procedures, as opposed to what there has been up until now, which is simply a
trial by media,” Ronen said.
Ronen’s statements came as the media
reported on Sunday that the police decided to open an investigation, days after
they had announced opening a probe into the allegations that Rosen sexually
harassed dozens of women who worked with him during his career in the
The LAHAV 433 National Crime Unit refused to confirm on Sunday
that an official investigation had begun, only saying that nothing had changed
in the status of the case since last week, and that they would issue an official
statement if a formal criminal investigation against Rosen began.
number of complaints have been issued to the police against Rosen since they
announced the opening of the probe, and testimony has also been given by former
colleagues. Rosen will soon be expected to come in to give his testimony as part
of a possible official police inquiry.