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Late justice: Gush Katif farmer compensated 800,000 shekels

Late justice: Gush Katif farmer compensated 800,000 shekels

Farmer’s lawyer explains how he defeated draconian law meant to absolve state of responsibility for property loss.
Over a decade since the 2005 Disengagement plan that expelled all Jews from Gaza, a long legal battle has come to an end, finally granting farmer Shlomo Wasserteil a measure of justice for his

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New Citizens Rights Center Opening in Gush Etzion

New Citizens Rights Center Opening in Gush Etzion

The opening ceremony for a new citizen’s rights center by the Bar Association in Samaria-Judea took place on Monday November 24. The new center is opened in conjunction with the Department of Social Services, and will serve residents of the greater Gush Etzion region, including Efrat and Beitar Illit.
The

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Legal Forum Acts to Equalize Benefits for Holocaust Survivors

Legal Forum Acts to Equalize Benefits for Holocaust Survivors

In the last two years, following requests from Holocaust survivors and their families, attorneys from the Legal Forum have been acting within the Knesset and the government to correct injustices in the treatment of Holocaust survivors.
After much effort by the Forum and other sources, this week the government approved

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Human Rights – Defending the Residents of Judea and Samaria

Human Rights – Defending the Residents of Judea and Samaria

The Legal Forum is demanding that the Attorney General protect the civil rights of residents in Judea and Samaria and not just of the leaders of organized crime.
In recent months Israel has been hit by a series of serious acts of violence involving some of the criminal organizations active

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Police Violence – A Violation of Human Rights

Police Violence – A Violation of Human Rights

Last Thursday police officers armed with a Taser gun stormed into the home of Boaz Albert, a resident of Yitzhar. Albert was arrested for violating an administrative restraining order issued by the IDF which mandated him from returning to Judea and Samaria for 18 months, even though his home is

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Legal Forum: Do not compare Price Tag Incidents with Acts of Terror

Legal Forum: Do not compare Price Tag Incidents with Acts of Terror

In recent weeks there have been many public calls against acts of vandalism and violation of property defined as “Price Tag” incidents. These acts are criminal and the culprits must be brought to justice. However it seems that the policy is to use harsh measures unnecessarily.
It began with Justice

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