Tag archive for "high court of justice"

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, 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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General, Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

July 17: High Court to rule on demolition & displacement of Dkeika

No Comments 04 July 2017

PRESS RELEASE | July 4 2017

The historic Palestinian-Bedouin village Dkeika in the South Hebron Hills is facing demolition and displacement, as the State insists the pre-1967 historic village must be forcibly transferred to Hmeida village by March 2018. The High Court will hear the case on July 17, 11:30am. Rabbis for Human Rights calls for an international presence at the hearing. 

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Occupied Territories

Update on legal proceedings regarding the Jahalin Bedouin

No Comments 12 June 2017

The following update was provided by Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann of Rabbis for Human Rights. Rabbi Grenimann has worked with the Jahalin community for more than decade. 

Occupied Territories

Tomorrow: High Court to respond to demands to demolish Khan al Akhmar school

No Comments 11 June 2017

UPDATE: AS OF SUNDAY JUNE 11TH, THE HEARING SCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW JUNE 12TH HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 25 2017

Tomorrow, Monday June 12th at 11:00am the High Court will respond to the demands of the settler organisation Regavim to carry out the army demolition order issued against the tire school at Khan Al Akhmar, which successfully provides education for one of the poorest and most marginalized communities in the West Bank. The government now actively supports this demand after repeatedly postponing until now because of international (and local) pressure. The outcome of this hearing could affect all of the Jahalin Bedouin communities in the Jerusalem periphery, especially as the State is supporting the settlers’ demand and seeking alternative sites for the school, which shows that the Civil Administration and the State are planning to go ahead with the demolition. Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

High Court Petition: Detained Palestinian minors must receive the right to review process

No Comments 28 February 2017

PRESS RELEASE | FEBRUARY 28 2017

Petition to the Israel High Court demands detained Palestinian minors receive the right to a review process,  as is standard in Israel and mandatory under international treaties. Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Court orders Palestinians, previously barred from land, be permitted agricultural access

No Comments 02 January 2017

PRESS RELEASE | DECEMBER 22 2016

In de facto implementation of controversial “Formalization Law,” Court also permits outpost access road on private Palestinian land to remain Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: High Court demands State explain denial of land access for Palestinians

No Comments 07 December 2016

PRESS RELEASE |DECEMBER 7 2016

Israel’s High Court gives State 60 days to explain why they have denied Palestinian farmers entrance to their lands, taken-over by settler from nearby Shani Livna. Rabbis for Human Rights represented the Palestinian petitioners.

Rabbis for Human Rights: High Court decision contradicts the attitude of Formalization Bill, acknowledging wrong of theft from non-Jews (“gerim”).
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Occupied Territories

Army returns damaged solar panels to Bedouin village without compensation

No Comments 07 November 2016

Last year, the army confiscated solar panels from the Jahalin Bedouin community Khan al Ahmar, outside of the Israeli settlement Kfar Adumim. After a legal battle, the court ordered the panels to be returned. However, they were returned damaged and no compensation has been ordered. Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann, who has worked with the Jahalin community for years, explains: Continue Reading

Legal Work, Press Releases

UPDATE: High Court orders state to enter planning discussions on future of Dkeika.

2 Comments 02 November 2016

PRESS RELEASE | NOVEMBER 2 2016

UPDATE: ISRAEL’S HIGH COURT ORDERS STATE TO ENTER INTO PLANNING DISCUSSIONS ON THE FUTURE OF PALESTINIAN VILLAGE DKEIKA.

Court also ordered halt of demolitions in the village during the 90 days of discussions

In a hearing held today at the High Court of Justice where Rabbis for Human Rights represented the Palestinian village of Dkeika, the Court ruled that both parties (Dkeika residents and the state) must enter into discussions to find a solution regarding planning for the village residents. Meanwhile no new structures should be built in the village and no demolitions should occur. The judges also expressed criticism over the state’s plans to transfer Dkeika residents to the nearby Hmeida village when there is no public benefit or need.

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