• Demanding to Withdraw the Formation of the Supreme Constitutional Court

    Following what was spread in media channels since the beginning of last April regarding the formation of the Supreme Constitutional Court, a number of human rights organizations and civil society c...

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  • MUSAWA Publishes 19th issue of Eye on Justice

    MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession issues the 19th issue of Eye on Justice, which comprises of eighty four A4 pages. The publication incl...

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  • Latest Developments in the Judiciary

    On the day following the issuance of the presidential decree approving the resignation of Judge Sami Sarsour from office, Mr. Sami Sarsour visited MUSAWA to seek assistance in appealing the aforeme...

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  • MUSAWA Publishes Issue 27 of Justice and Law

    MUSAWA would like to announce the publishing of issue no. 27 of Justice and Law magazine (special edition), which contains comments by three experts in constitutional law: Egypt – Adviser Abdul Azi...

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Infringement of the Detainee’s Right to Physical Integrity (torture)



Gaza / Core Program 2016-2019

His Excellency Public Prosecutor, Dr. Ismaeel Jaber Subject: infringement of the detainee’s right to physical integrity (torture) and assault on the integrity of hospitals. MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession received a written complaint filed by the citizen Alaa’ Al-Abed Abu Ghanimeh, on behalf of his brother Mohammad Al-Abed Youssef Abu-Ghanimeh who is detained in Al-Shuja’iyya prison against the backdrop of a dispute between Abu-Ghanimeh and Al-Batneeji families, since 12/11/2016 and ...


MUSAWA Holds First Conference for the Lawyers for the Rule of Law Groups


West Bank & Gaza

West Bank / Gaza

MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession held the first conference for the Lawyers for the Rule of Law Groups (friends of MUSAWA) in the West Bank and Gaza Strip through video conference. 94 members participated in the conference, including 33 women and 61 men. The most important topics on the conference’s agenda included: participatory discussion on MUSAWA’s action plan 2017 with the groups’ members both in the West Bank and Gaza; examination of the members’ suggestions to improve their groups and ensure the...


MUSAWA Holds Meeting for Coordinators of Palestinian Human Rights Defenders N...


West Bank & Gaza

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza

In cooperation with the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders (hereinafter PHRDs) Network, and in the presence of the Network’s coordinators and members, MUSAWA conducted a periodic meeting for the coordinators of the northern and southern governorates. The meeting was held at MUSAWA’s offices in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and it was attended by a total of 20 members, 10 of whom were women. The meeting discussed several topics: the final draft of the Network’s code of conduct; the action to be taken regarding the violations which were committed throughout the latest month, ...



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