Israeli Supreme Court Approves Ban On Palestinians From Gaza Entering Israel For Cases Against IOF

Occupied: Headlines From Palestine

Source: Adalah Legal Center

Headline: Israeli Supreme Court approves regulations that ban Palestinians from Gaza from entering Israel for their compensation cases against the Israeli military

PRESS RELEASE

On 16 December 2014, the
Supreme Court of Israel rejected a petition submitted by human rights
organizations against Israel’s policy of preventing residents of Gaza who have
submitted compensation lawsuits for damages against the Israeli military, and
their witnesses, from entering Israel to attend their own court hearings.

Adalah filed the petition in
2012 in cooperation with the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, the Palestinian
Center for Human Rights, and Physicians for Human Rights –
Israel on behalf of four individuals from Gaza who filed tort lawsuits
against the Israeli military for killings, injuries and extensive property
damages and whose requests for permission to enter Israel to pursue their cases
were repeatedly denied. Former Adalah Attorney Fatmeh El-‘Ajou filed the
case. Adalah General…

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