Electing Coordinators for the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Network
West Bank & Gaza
The first elections bringing together the West Bank and Gaza were held to elect coordinators from the PHRDs Network; eight general coordinators and another eight for the Public Relations and Media committee, who will be leading the Network in the West Bank and Gaza. These elections represent a first-of-its-kind initiative by Civil Society Organizations and civil institutions in Palestine, and they came as a part of a general meeting held by MUSAWA for the PHRDs Network at the Caesar Hotel-Ramallah and Adam Hotel-Gaza (via video conference). Participants in the meetings included the Chairman of the Palestinian Bar Association, representat...
The Right to a Safe Environment, Free from the Remnants of Occupation
Tubas’s Tayaseer Seconday School for Boys hosted a number of members from the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Network to raise awareness among students regarding their right to a safe environment, free from the remnants of occupation. The workshop was organized by MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Legal and Judiciary Profession, in cooperation with Tayaseer Seconday School for Boys and the Palestinian Police in Tubas, targeting 25 students. The workshop aimed at spreading the culture of human rights in marginalized regions and communities, introducing the community to the existence and importance of...
Enforcement-related Funds in Courts
Chief Justice and members of the High Judicial Council, Subject: Enforcement-related funds in courts MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession learned that Bethlehem lawyers suspended work in different courts in Bethlehem, on Wednesday 23/03/2016 and Thursday 24/03/2016, due to a delay in disbursing the sums awarded for their clients in enforcement cases, which were deposited by convicted persons for judgment creditors (clients) as safe deposits in the court’s enforcem...