The Economist describes a “rule-of-law gang” that is pushing accountability in Israel — and punishing those who oppose them.
They are known collectively by their opponents as the “rule-of-law gang”, and for the moment they seem to be in the ascendancy. The gang is the collection of judges, prosecutors, policemen and journalists who last week forced the prime minister, Ehud Olmert, to announce his resignation over allegations of corruption. They wear their sobriquet with pride; the gang members see themselves as having been vindicated, yet again, in their crusade against graft and sleaze in high places.
Full story: Gang warfare, in the courts
See also the Global Integrity Report: Israel.
— Afroza Chowdhury