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...


Destroying the cultural heritage: the perpetrators shall be held accountable

Position Paper: Destroying Cultural Heritage is an Imprescriptible Crime whose Perpetrators shall be Held Accountable The Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) signed below deplore the continued destruction and looting of the archaeological area known as Tal al-Sakan, located in the north of Al-Zahra city in the center of the Gaza Strip, which roots back to the Canaanite civilization of the early Bronze Age, with an estimated area of (85) dunums. This destruction comes despite of the fact that the Ministry of Tourism issued a decision to stop the land-clearings immediatel...



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