Legal Work, Press Releases

RHR to Israeli Army: Prevent offensive aspects of extreme right’s Hebron Purim Parade

1 Comment 05 February 2018

PRESS RELEASE | FEBRUARY 4 2018

Rabbis for Human Rights warns that the traditional Purim parade held by extremist settlers in a Palestinian neighborhood of Hebron includes incitement, disproportionate restrictions on the movement of residents, and attempts to humiliate the local Palestinian population. The parade is held in the context of a military regime that represses Palestinian freedom of expression and right to protest while granting settlers freedom to humiliate and incite. Rabbis for Human Rights will consider turning to legal intervention if no clarification is given.

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Legal Work, Press Releases

New petition claims blocked road access may result in forcible transfer of Palestinians

No Comments 30 January 2018

PRESS RELEASE | JANUARY 30 2018

New High Court petition filed by Rabbis for Human Rights in the name of Palestinians in the South Hebron Hills claims that blocking access to a main road endangers residents’ medical needs, hurting their basic right to livelihood, and that such grievances amount to an attempt at forcible transfer. Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

RHR to Legal Advisor: Open investigation into head of Havat Gilad yeshiva & Arutz 7

No Comments 03 January 2018

PRESS RELEASE | JANUARY 3 2018

RHR demands that Rabbi Meir Goldmintz be investigated for soliciting an offense after he encouraged the building of outposts on private Palestinian land in an op-ed published on Arutz 7 (Israel National News). RHR also calls for an examination into the conduct of the media platform that published his call.

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Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

RHR to Shaked: Use influence to call for investigation into beating of Palestinian

No Comments 20 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE | DECEMBER 19 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights calls for the military authorities to investigate a video documenting Israeli soldiers beating a bound Palestinian, and appealed to Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked to use her influence to ensure the case is fully investigated, as she did when she called for an investigation into Breaking the Silence’s spokesperson. Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

RHR to legal advisor: Investigate tv host Avri Gilad for suspicion of incitement to violence

No Comments 05 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE | DECEMBER 4 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights in letter to Israel’s Legal Advisor: Investigate television morning host Avri Gilad on suspicion of incitement Continue Reading

General, Legal Work

Response to coalition proposal to triple cost for Palestinians petitioning the High Court

No Comments 29 November 2017

MK Yoav Kish, do not forget what it means to be a Jew. Let us not forget the verse:

“You shall have one law for stranger and citizen alike; for I am the LORD your God.”- Leviticus 24:22

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Legal Work

In victory for freedom of speech, court issues restraining order against extremist settler

No Comments 02 August 2017

Today marked a legal victory for Rabbis for Human Rights as well as the freedom of speech and expression. At our request, the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court issued a restraining order against settler Anat Cohen. Continue Reading

General, Legal Work, Press Releases

High Court Petition: Unauthorized signs obliterate Palestinian identity from Hebron

No Comments 01 August 2017

PRESS RELEASE | AUGUST 1 2017

High Court Petition: Unauthorized signs posted by settlers on Shuhada Street obliterate Palestinian identity from Hebron

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Legal Work, Press Releases

American activist files restraining order against settler after Hebron assault

9 Comments 30 July 2017

PRESS RELEASE | JULY 30 2017

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Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Court orders Israel to explain plans to demolish Palestinian village Dkeika & expel residents

No Comments 18 July 2017

PRESS RELEASE | JULY 18 2017

On Tuesday July 18 2017, Israel’s High Court of Justice issued an order nisi instructing the state to explain within 90 days its decision to reject the master plan submitted by residents of the Palestinian village Dkeika and move them to an adjacent village.

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