The Legal Approach to Ending Arbitrary Detention: Dissolving the Joint Security Committee

Following the release of lawyer Mohammad Hussein on Friday evening, the Bar Association issued a statement calling on Civil Society Organizations and trade union representatives to launch an advocacy campaign to push for the dissolving of the joint security committee. MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession joins in supporting this position, stressing that the risks posed by the abduction of lawyer Mohammad Hussein while defending one of his clients as part of his duties before the Nablus Magistrate's Court cannot be dealt-with and overcome, ensuring that such an incident w...


Dissolving the Security Committee; an Urgent Need that Bears no Delay

Dissolving the joint security committee, repealing its powers, and closing its detention centers are urgent requirements for promoting the rule of law and preserving the human dignity of the Palestinian people The incident of Nablus court as per the statement issued by the Bar Association, and according to what has been published on the website of the High Judicial Council is a serious attack against the rule of law and the judiciary, and a blatant violation of the Basic Law. The international treaties have been disregarded, and human rights have been seriously prejudiced. Th...


MUSAWA’s Justice and Law Magazine Taught at the Judicial Institute of Jordan


West Bank & Gaza

West Bank / Gaza / Announcement / Core Program 2016-2019

MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession is pleased to have been informed that Justice and Law Magazine, a periodic publication which MUSAWA issues on a bi-annual basis, will be included in the academic course that tackles the commenting on judicial rulings, taught by the Judicial Institute of Jordan. MUSAWA heard the news today, 06/11/2017, from the teacher of Constitutional Law in Jordan, Dr. Nafis Saleh Al-Mdanat, who in turn demanded that MUSAWA continue to provide him with its latest publications, particularly Eye on Justice and Justice and Law magazine.



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