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Key witness in Netanyahu trial asks AG to protect her from threats

Hadas Klein during a court hearing in the trial against former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at the Jerusalem District Court, July 19, 2022. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
Hadas Klein during a court hearing in the trial against former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at the Jerusalem District Court, July 19, 2022. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

Hadas Klein, a key prosecution witness in Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial, has asked Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara to intervene to protect her from a slew of threats she has received.

“It is the obligation of the state to protect witnesses and allow them to testify freely without pressure or fear,” Channel 13 quotes Klein’s letter as saying.

Klein, an assistant to billionaires Arnon Milchan and James Packer, described during her testimony at the Jerusalem District Court the incessant demands for luxury goods made for years by former prime minister Netanyahu and his wife Sara to her bosses.

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