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HCJ to state: Demolish nine structures in the settlement of Ofra

Israel’s High Court orders state to carry out demolition orders issued for nine structures in the settlement of Ofra, despite state objection. Court: Denying the petition would have sanctioned severe harm to Palestinian rights and rule of law, which is unacceptable


Human Rights Organizations in Letter to Prime Minister and Foreign Minister: Foreign Ministry is Deliberately Harming Activities to Advance the Status of Women due an Argument about the Definition of the Palestinian Government

Human rights organizations today wrote to Prime Minister and Acting Justice Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and to Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman after the Foreign Ministry refused to grant an entry visa to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the prevention of violence against woman. The letter urged the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister “to reconsider this unfortunate decision and to permit the Special Rapporteur to enter the Occupied Territories.”


Historic ruling on Amona: Unauthorized outpost of Amona to be evacuated within two years; HCJ charges State NIS 20,000 for petitioners’ legal fees

The High Court of Justice ruled tonight, in a landmark decision in the struggle against the takeover of Palestinian lands in the West Bank, to evacuate the unauthorized outpost of Amona within two years


Yesh Din Urges OC Central Command and Legal Advisor for Judea & Samaria Area to Oppose Defense Minister’s Plan to Segregate Palestinians and Israelis in Public Transportation

 Yesh Din: “A legal framework designed to impose ethnic and national segregation between passengers using public transportation is a moral and legal disgrace and constitutes a dangerous and reactionary surrender to racism.”


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