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Thousands sign petition against Leifer decision

Posted on 9 June 2016

NEWS that former Adass Israel head teacher Malka Leifer will not be returning from Israel to face justice any time soon and will be freed from home detention has caused shock waves in Australia, prompting more than 3500 people so far to sign petitions protesting last week's ruling by an Israeli court.

Child sex-abuse victims group Tzedek has launched an online petition calling on Israel's Minister for Justice Ayelet Shaked to "stop this injustice" and extradite Leifer, stating, "It's heartbreaking this school teacher left vulnerable children traumatised. She can't get away with it."

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