Position paper: Draft Decree-Law on the High Criminal Court, and Draft Decree-Law on Cybercrime

Position Paper: Decree-Law No. (9) Of 2018 on the High Criminal Court, and Decree-Law No. (10) Of 2018 on Cybercrime   Having stated our views on the Decree-Law No. (9) Of 2018 on the High Criminal Court, dated 03/05/2018 and which came to replace the Decree-Law No. (24) Of 2017 on the High Criminal Court, as well as the Decree-Law No. (10) Of 2018 on Cybercrime, which was issued on the same date to replace the Decree-Law No. (16) Of 2017 on Cybercrime; and having studied the position papers issued by Civil Society Organizations (CS...

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Palestine's Decline on the World Press Freedom Index is a Normal Consequence of Enforcing the Legislation of Cyber Crimes and the High Criminal Court

2019-04-20

West Bank and Gaza Strip

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza / Core Program 2016-2019 / position paper

Palestine's Decline on the World Press Freedom Index is a Normal Consequence of Enforcing the Legislation of Cyber Crimes and the High Criminal Court   The 2019 Press Freedom Index, issued on 18/4/2019 by Reporters Without Borders organization, showed a decline in Palestine’s ranking on the index, as it dropped down to 137, while it occupied the 134 place last year. MUSAWA- The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession, believes that the mentioned decline is not surprising, but rather a cha...

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MUSAWA Supports and Endorses the Decision of the Bar Association to Suspend Work Before the High Criminal Court

2019-04-20

West Bank and Gaza Strip

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza / Core Program 2016-2019 / position paper

MUSAWA Supports and Endorses the Decision of the Bar Association to Suspend Work before the High Criminal Court   On Sunday, lawyers are anticipated to suspend their work before the High Criminal Court in adherence with the Palestinian Bar Association’s decision, which provided for suspending the work before the court in protest against its performance that affects the fair trial guarantees and the right of defense. However, the lawyers broadened the scope of their demands to include the abolition of the court and the decree-law on its...

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