Legal Memos

Legal memos aim to draw the attention of Palestinian decision makers to violations of the law whilst highlighting the appropriate means available to enforce the law in the best possible manner in accordance with international criteria. These memos contribute effectively to MUSAWA's strategic goal to contribute to the upholding of the rule of law in the State of Palestine.


Below is an overview of most legal memos that were sent by MUSAWA. In addition the legal memos are published in our multi-annual magazine Eye on Justice, which can be found here.

CSOs and Forcefully Retired Workers Join Efforts (letter to President)


West Bank & Gaza

West Bank / Gaza / Core Program 2016-2019 / position paper

Date: 03/04/2018 Mr. President Mahmoud Abbas President of the State of Palestine Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization Subject: Forcibly Retired Employees We extend our best regards and appreciation and wish your Excellency health and wellness. In reference to the subject above, dozens of employees (male and female) have recently been forced to retire early following a recommendation from the heads of government...


A memo on the Assault of Security Forces on Students on the Campus of Al-Azha...


West Bank and Gaza Strip

Gaza / Core Program 2016-2019 / position paper

His Excellency Attorney General, Adviser Dia’ Al-Din Madhoun/ Gaza President of Al-Azhar University, Dr. Abdul Khaleq Al-Farra/ Gaza The competent department at the Ministry of Higher Education/ Gaza Subject: Violation of academic freedom is a crime punishable by the law MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession extend their warmest greetings to you, noting their deep concerns about trespassing Al-Azhar University campus by a number of...


Memo on the Disapproval of Kidney Transplant without Legal Justification



Gaza / Core Program 2016-2019

Legal memo to:  His Excellency Attorney General, Adviser Dia’ Al-Din Madhoun/ Gaza Deputy Minister of Justice, Dr. Mohammad Al-Nahhal/ Gaza Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Youssef Abu-Rish/ Gaza Complaint from:  Citizen Safa’ Abdullatif Al-Harazeen Subject:  “The Right to Life should never be Restricted by Unlawful Bureaucratic Procedures” Memo date: 



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