Alleged abuse victims indignant as photos aspect of wanted former principal in Israel

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May 19, 2017 21:17:10

Wanted former Melbourne propagandize principal Malka Leifer
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Ms Leifer’s lawyers disagree she suffers panic attacks and is too ill to even attend probity sessions. (Supplied: Dassi Erlich)

Victims contend they are indignant a propagandize principal wanted in Victoria on 74 charges of child passionate abuse has been allegedly speckled during a eremite festival in Israel, notwithstanding her lawyers’ claims she is too ill to attend dual years of extradition hearings.

Israeli prosecutors have told a ABC they are examining supposed photos of Malka Leifer taken final week in a city in northern Israel.

Police wish Malka Leifer returned to Melbourne, though for dual years she has been fighting her extradition to Australia in a Israeli courts.

For a purported victims of Ms Leifer’s abuse, like 29-year-old Dassi Erlich, a surfacing of a print has incited her universe upside down.

Starting when she was 15, Ms Erlich pronounced she endured years of passionate abuse during a hands of Ms Leifer, afterwards principal of her ultra-orthodox Jewish girls’ propagandize in Melbourne.

“I was flattering repelled to see a photo. It unequivocally brought to concentration a emanate again and in a approach that was utterly re-traumatising,” Ms Erlich said.

Eighteen months ago Ms Erlich perceived one of a largest passionate abuse repairs payouts in Australia’s story with a Victorian Supreme Court grouping a Adass Israel School compensate her some-more than $1 million.

Wanted former Melbourne propagandize principal Malka Leifer
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Australian officials contend they are increasingly undone with a miss of progress. (Supplied: Dassi Erlich)

But Ms Leifer has not faced justice. Just hours after several students initial lifted allegations opposite a principal, she and her family left Australia on a craft to Israel and never came back.

Ms Leifer’s lawyers disagree she suffers panic attacks and is too ill to even attend probity sessions.

Last year an Israeli decider ruled that extradition record should hindrance while a former principal underwent a psychiatric diagnosis regime.

“I positively feel like a Israeli probity complement is unwell us. we positively feel unequivocally let down from a system,” Ms Erlich said.

“I kind of only feel like she is personification a diversion and they are vouchsafing her play a game.”

Calls for Australia to boost vigour on Israel

According to Ms Erlich, Ms Leifer was photographed final week by Australians who knew her while attending an ultra-orthodox eremite festival attended by over 200,000 people in a city of Meron.

“Someone that has panic attacks would unequivocally not be going to somewhere like Meron on one of a busiest days of a year there,” Ms Erlich said.

She pronounced it is vast Ms Leifer claimed to be ill nonetheless seemed to be enjoying herself, while her purported victims wait for her to face probity in Melbourne.

When asked if Ms Leifer attended a festival, her lawyers did not repudiate it, observant it was “not a large deal” and that she was still undergoing treatment.

Alleged abuse plant Dassi Erlich
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The surfacing of a print has incited 29-year-old Dassi Erlich’s universe upside down. (Supplied: Dassi Erlich)

“We are examining a matter, including a doubt of either it is Malka Leifer, and a implications that outcome from it,” an Israeli Justice Ministry orator said.

Ms Erlich is perfectionist Australian member in Israel boost vigour on Israeli authorities to safeguard a extradition is carried out.

“Politically we don’t see anything being done, we don’t see Australia putting any vigour on Israel to make this happen” she said.

Australian-Israeli child abuse victims advocate, Manny Waks, pronounced it was vast Ms Leifer remained in a village while she was wanted on such charges.

“It unequivocally is a unequivocally opposed steer to see someone like Malka Leifer, who’s been indicted of such horrible crimes opposite so many purported victims, going openly in Israel, potentially endangering some-more children today,” Mr Waks said.

Australian officials have told PM they are increasingly undone with a miss of swell over a extradition and have asked for an reason from a Israeli prosecutor’s office.

Topics:

crime,

schools,

child-abuse,

israel

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