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Justices Criticize the Violation of the Interim Decree and the State’s Position that New Construction on the Site Does Not Violate the Decree
Supreme Court hearing today revealed that investigations and proceedings are underway concerning alleged forgeries presented to the Court. A letter from the head of the Silwad village council was also revealed, in which 11 additional landowners express total support for the petition submitted by the village representatives through Yesh Din
97.4 Percent of Investigative Files relating to Damage to Palestinians’ Olive Trees are Closed due to Police Failings
Police investigations of vandalization of Palestinian trees in the West Bank, Yesh Din monitoring data, 2005-2013:
Yesh Din: “A defective legal culture and the absence of legislation prevent the prosecution of soldiers for offenses considered war crimes”
Palestinian Landowner Asks Supreme Court to Nullify Seizure Order Issued against His Land in 1979 in Favor of the Settlement of Beit El
Ahmad Abd al-Rahman Qassam petitioned the Supreme Court with the assistance of Yesh Din demanding the nullification of the seizure order issued against his land in 1979. Legal proceedings in recent years have shown that no military use has been made of the land, and the issuing of the order was deliberately concealed from Qassam. The state is attempting to approve unlawful construction on his land as part of the agreement to compensate Israeli settlers for the eviction of Givat HaUlpana.