MUSAWA demands an investigation into the killing of a young man in Tulkarm camp during confrontations with security personnel

MUSAWA, the Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession, expresses shock, denunciation, and condemnation over the killing of Abdul Qader Zaqdah today in Tulkarm camp. This occurrred during clashes between security personnel and citizens protesting the removal of barricades put up by the citizens to prevent Israeli occupation forces from storming the camp. MUSAWA emphasizes that the use of force has had and continues to have devastating repercussions, claiming citizens' lives and hastening the descent into an abyss of chaos that undermines individual and group security while also threatening ...


MUSAWA's Memo on the Ranking of the Palestinian Universities at the International and Regional Levels


West Bank and Gaza

West Bank / Gaza / Core Program / position paper

Your excellency the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Mahmoud Abu Mowais, Subject: Rankings of Palestinian Universities at the Arab and International Levels MUSAWA - The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession - extends its greetings and draws attention to the drastic decline and horrific ranking of Palestinian universities internationally and in the Arab world, as revealed by the QS ranking for the year 2023, which, as we are sure you are aware, is the most accredited university ranking in the world. The most alarming aspect is th...


MUSAWA Calls for the Cancellation of Municipal Authority to Remove Property or Restrict it with Prior Judicial Approval



Gaza / Core Program / position paper

Following the tragic death of a citizen in Gaza, MUSAWA Demands Cancelling Municipalities' Power to Remove Encroachments or Restricting It by Requiring Prior Court Approval MUSAWA—The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession—looked into the accident that claimed the life of Shady Abu Quta, a 48-year-old married father of two from the city of Khan Yunis. The incident occurred on Thursday morning, July 27, 2023, when Khan Yunis Municipality’s bulldozer arrived with two police officers to remove part of the perimet...



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