Breach of the Provisions of Local Elections Law



Gaza / Core Program 2016-2019

Esteemed members of the Central Elections Commission,   Subject: Breach of the Provisions of the Local Elections Law Breach details:   Lawyer Etidal Mohammad Abdul Rahman Al-Shami, a candidate under the Bloc of National Liberation and Building as part of the local elections to be held on 08/10, informed the local elections observer from Khan Yunis, Eman Hamdan Abdul Raheem Fayyad, who is registered in the local election-observers list on behalf of MUSAWA – The ...


MUSAWA Condemns Extralegal Killing of Ahmad Halaweh



West Bank / Core Program 2016-2019

MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession condemns the security services’ assault on the citizen Ahmad Halaweh following his arrest, which lead to his death according to statements by Nablus’s governor, Major General Akram Rajoub, to the media. In his statements, the Major General pointed out the arrest of the aforementioned citizen on Tuesday 23/08/2016 at dawn, and his detention at Al-Junaid Prison, where tens of security-service members beat to death the unarmed detainee inside the prison. This assault, which falls und...


The Right of a Female Employee to Accompany her Diplomat Husband



West Bank / Core Program 2016-2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Riyad Al-Malki, MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession would like to extend its greetings and inform you that, on 28/06/2016, MUSAWA received a written complaint from Mr. Bassam Al-Qawasmi, a diplomat in the Embassy of Palestine in Tunis, stating that his requests to your Excellency regarding assigning his wife by the Ministry of Education to accompany him during his work and to continue paying her salary were denied. In his complaint, ...



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