Legal Memos

Legal memos aim to draw the attention of Palestinian decision makers to violations of the law whilst highlighting the appropriate means available to enforce the law in the best possible manner in accordance with international criteria. These memos contribute effectively to MUSAWA's strategic goal to contribute to the upholding of the rule of law in the State of Palestine.


Below is an overview of most legal memos that were sent by MUSAWA. In addition the legal memos are published in our multi-annual magazine Eye on Justice, which can be found here.

In the Wake of Releasing of Activist Budeir: Admitting A Mistake and Subsequ...


West Bank

West Bank / Core Program / position paper

Admitting A Mistake and Subsequent Apology Is Not Enough to Address Sin and Crime It is required to hold the aggressors accountable, remove them from their jobs, and to abolish the policy of repression and violence in dealing with citizens. The media outlets and social media platforms have reported that the head of the General Intelligence Service, Major General Majed Faraj, stated that the behavior of agents of his agency featuring violence during the arrest the citizen Islambouli Bedair and terrorizing h...


The government and the Anti-Corruption Commission shall initiate investigatio...

So That Corruption Does Not Enjoy Immunity and It Becomes Impossible to Combat It The government and the Anti-Corruption Commission must initiate investigation and accountability in the violations and abuses mentioned in the report of the State Audit & Administrative Control Bureau. The report released by the State Audit & Administrative Control Bureau at the end of its strategic plan (2017-2021) deals with many violations of the provisions of the applicable laws, excesses in expenditures, and the lack of observation of t...



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