MUSAWA's Memo: Continuation of Salary Deduction Violating a Final Court Ruling to Stay Enforcement Procedures
Your Excellency Counselor Diaa Al-Madhoun, Chief of the High Judicial Council in Gaza, Subject: Continuation of Salary Deduction Violating a Final Court Ruling to Stay Enforcement Procedures MUSAWA-The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession- extends its greetings and expresses that it has received a complaint from Adv. Ahlam At-Tabasi in her capacity as representative of the litigant Ahmad Hamada from Gaza. The complainant states that she has obtained, from a court of first instance in its appellate ca...
MUSAWA's Monitoring Report on the Elections of the Sharia’ Bar Council (2023-2027)
Esteemed President and Members of the Central Elections Committee of the Sharia’ Bar Association in Gaza, Subject: MUSAWA's Monitoring Report on the Elections of the Sharia’ Bar Council (2023-2027) MUSAWA-The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession - extends its warmest greetings and is pleased to share with you its monitoring report on the Sharia’ Bar Council (2023-2027) elections, which took place on Saturday, March 4, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. t...
Position Paper: The Importance of Canceling the Appointed High Judicial Council’s Regulations to Protect the Rights and the Rule of Law Foundations
Once again, the appointed High Judicial Council issues regulations amending laws supplemental to the constitution-this time the Penal Code- without legal competence or constitutional legitimacy, and with a weak claim: “For better management of criminal cases, and fast, low-cost trial procedures” as described by its issuer. We stress the illegitimacy and unconstitutionality of such regulations, demanding that they be set aside and abolished immediately. Therefore, this position paper aims to show all the risks entailed in these regulations, as they restrict and blatantly interfere with the judges’ work, turning them into...