• MUSAWA Publishes Eye on Justice (20)

    MUSAWA announces the publication of issue no. (20) of Eye of Justice, which consists of 164 pages where MUSAWA documents the daily performance of the justice system, the complaints MUSAWA receives ...

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  • MUSAWA Publishes Issue (29) of Justice and Law Magazine

    MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession published issue no. 29 of Justice and Law magazine, which is an academically-assessed magazine that pu...

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  • MUSAWA Demands Thwarting of Draft Decree-Law Amending the Supreme Constitutional Court Law

    MUSAWA sent a legal memo to Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, demanding that the Draft Decree-Law Amending the Supreme Constitutional Court Law be thwarted, given that it is void of the requirements ...

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  • The First International Conference for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in Palestine

    Wednesday 22-02-2017 – Ramallah and Gaza: MUSAWA and the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders’ Network (PHRDs) launched the first international conference for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in Palesti...

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A Legal Memo on Discrimination against Women in Holding Public Office

2017-10-05

Gaza

Gaza / Core Program 2016-2019

His Excellency Dr. Ahmad Bahar/ Gaza, Ombudsman Office   Subject: Discrimination against Women in Holding Public Office   MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession extend their warmest greetings, noting that we received a written complaint on 25/09/2017 from a citizen named Huda Tayseer Adwan, stating that she applied for the job...

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A Workshop for Law Students about Court Proceedings

2017-10-05

Ramallah

West Bank / Core Program 2016-2019

MUSAWA – The Palestinian center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession conducted two workshops for the students of the law faculties at Al-Quds University and Birzeit University. The workshops were held at MUSAWA’s Ramallah office, with the purpose of introducing the students to the proceedings of criminal trials. A total of 35 students, including 19 women, from both universities participated in the training which aimed at demonstrating the proceedings of Aya Baradiyyah’s murder. The indictee’s lawyer in the aforementioned case explained these ...

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Position Paper: Saying NO to Sex-Based Discrimination in Senior Positions in ...

Saying NO to sex-based discrimination in senior positions in the judiciary: Women have the right to hold public office and senior positions of all levels MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession, along with the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) signed below, express their deep discontent at excluding a woman from serving as a magistrate judge merely because she is a woman; an unjust decision that has no legitimate justification, and blatantly deviates from the provisions of the Basic Law, in particula...

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