Israeli court refuses to extradite Orthodox Jewish lesbian paedophile to Australia

Paedophile Malka Leifer
Marianne Azizi writes:

The credibility of the courts in Israel is yet again in question after a judge refused to extradite a predatory lesbian paedophile who is wanted in Australia for child rape.

Malka Leifer (pictured above) worked at an ultra-Orthodox girls school in Melbourne, Australia. It is claimed that while her husband was travelling she raped girls aged between 5 and 12 in her home.

One of the victims attempted suicide after being raped.

In the video below, some of Leifer’s victims speak out.

The mother of eight escaped to Israel, taking five of her children with her. In 2014 the Australian authorities began extradition proceedings against her so she can face justice in her home country. However, she claimed that she was unfit to stand trial due to mental illness.

The fact that Leifer has been allowed to stay in Israel for eight years rather than be sent back to Australia, where the courts can decide on her competence to stand trial, is hard to understand.

Some in Israel suggest that Leifer has been given special treatment because she is a woman.

Others question the competence and integrity of the district psychiatrist, Dr Jacob Charnes.

If you would like to read a translation of the Israeli court’s decision of 1 May 2016 refusing to extradite Leifer, click here.

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