The Community Committee to End the Division: No Alternative to the Algeria Dialogue to Reach Common Ground as a Basis to Achieve Reconciliation



West Bank / Gaza / Core Program / position paper

The community committee to end the division, formed by an initiative of MUSAWA – The Palestinian center for the independence of the legal profession and the judiciary, expresses its gratitude to all the factions, political parties, and independent figures for responding to its invitation to participate in the dialogue session held at MUSAWA’s office in Gaza on Saturday 01/10/2022. This session is about discussing the way to ensure the success of the reconciliation endeavors in the national dialogue. It is held in Algeria, based on the initiative and invitation from our sister country Algeria that is widely known to fight for ...


Memo to the Public Prosecution Regarding the Refusal to Implement a Judicial Ruling

Honorable Attorney General Akram Al-Khateeb, Your Excellency the Head of the Human Rights Unit in the Public Prosecution, Mr. Jamil Sajdiya, First of all, MUSAWA - The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Legal Profession and the Judiciary, thanks you for the invitation to attend and participate in the meeting that was organized by you on Monday 12/9/2022 at the Public Prosecution headquarters in Ramallah. Enabling the citizen to enjoy and defend their rights. Even though the Center looks forward to persevering in the collective effort for the purpose of achieving the meetin...


The President Has No Power to Tax, and Decree-Laws Are Not the Legislative Tool for Taxation

The Draft Decree-Law on VAT Violates both the Human Rights and the Principles of the Rule of Law. MUSAWA closely examined The VAT draft Decree-Law, without a number, for the year 2022, and reaffirmed its refusal and objection of the issuance of decree-laws, due to its direct conflict with The Basic Law for what it represents as a usurpation of the legislative authority’s jurisdiction, and its aim to tamper with the components of the legal system, by perpetuating the absence of the legislative authority, in addition to changing the structure of the legal system in a way that a...



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