Tagged: Court

Suspected Mastermind of Jewish Terrorism to Be Released From Israeli Jail News Roundup
Chaim Levinson, Haaretz

Suspected Mastermind of Jewish Terrorism to Be Released From Israeli Jail

The Shin Bet security service's number one Jewish suspect of terrorism will be released from administrative detention later this month, state prosecutors said Tuesday. According to the prosecutors, the Shin Bet security service will not ask to extend the administrative detention order against Meir Ettinger when it expires at the end of May.

on May 17, 2016
Palestinian Teen’s Father Speaks After Killer is Jailed: ‘No Money Can Bring Back My Son’ News Roundup
Jack Moore, Newsweek

Palestinian Teen’s Father Speaks After Killer is Jailed: ‘No Money Can Bring Back My Son’

The father of the Palestinian teenager burnt alive in Jerusalem, Mohammed Abu Khdeir, has said that no compensation could bring back his son after an Israeli court on Tuesday ordered his killer to a life sentence and to pay the family 150,000 shekels ($39,000). An Israeli court convicted Yosef Haim Ben-David, 31, of 16-year-old Khdeir’s murder and handed him an additional 20 years for other crimes.

on May 4, 2016
Abu Khdeir Murderer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Plus 20 Years News Roundup
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Abu Khdeir Murderer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Plus 20 Years

The main perpetrator in the murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir in July 2014 was sentenced to life in prison and an additional 20 years on Tuesday. Yosef Chaim Ben-David, along with two accomplices, both minors, abducted 16-year-old Abu Khdeir early on July 2, 2014, from the Jerusalem Arab neighborhood Shoafat, near his home.

on May 3, 2016
No Way to Treat a Child Recommended Reports
Defense for Children International - Palestine

No Way to Treat a Child

Today, Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP) published a new report, No Way to Treat a Child, detailing the widespread and systematic ill-treatment of Palestinian children in the Israeli military detention system. From meals prepared in a makeshift kitchen to adult prisoner "caregivers," the report also gives a rare glimpse into Palestinian children's daily living conditions in Israeli prisons.

on April 14, 2016
Exclusive: Court Holds First Hearing Against IDF Soldiers for Killing Palestinian Minor News Roundup
Yonah Jeremy Bob, The Jerusalem

Exclusive: Court Holds First Hearing Against IDF Soldiers for Killing Palestinian Minor

With the world’s eyes on the pre-indictment hearing of the Hebron shooter in Jaffa, the Ramle Magistrate's Court held its first hearing Thursday on a similar case where two IDF soldiers have already been indicted for negligent homicide for shooting and killing unarmed 16-year-old Palestinian Samir Awad near the West Bank Security barrier in January 2013.

on April 14, 2016
Palestinian Family Regains Hotel 13 Years After Confiscation by Israel News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Palestinian Family Regains Hotel 13 Years After Confiscation by Israel

A Palestinian family was able to regain control of the disputed Cliff Hotel in the occupied East Jerusalem village of Abu Dis, after a decades-long battle with Israeli authorities. The family’s lawyer Bassam Bahar, who also heads a local committee to defend Abu Dis lands, said the Ayyad family, which owns the hotel, was able to enter the hotel for the first time since Israeli forces occupied the hotel in 2003 and began using it as a watchtower, citing “security reasons.”

on March 24, 2016
The Discriminatory Face of Israel’s Second Legal System Op-Eds & Analysis
Haaretz

The Discriminatory Face of Israel’s Second Legal System

The arrest of B’Tselem researcher Nasser Nawaja illustrates the distortion of Israel’s ongoing rule in the territories and its unacceptable, discriminatory character. The District Court ordered Nawaja released because it was not authorized to hear the case, due to the fact that his alleged offense was not committed in Israel and was not considered a security offense, which the Israeli court is authorized to hear.

on January 25, 2016
Short-circuited Lives: Why My Family is Facing Eviction From Our Home in the Old City of Jerusalem Op-Eds & Analysis
Rafat Sub Laban

Short-circuited Lives: Why My Family is Facing Eviction From Our Home in the Old City of Jerusalem

For my entire life, 27 years, I have lived with the threat that I will be permanently evicted from my home in the Old City of Jerusalem. It’s a beautiful location, just 200 yards from the Dome of the Rock and offering an absolutely stunning view of the Old City’s holy sites. We have paid our rent. We have been good tenants. We have tried all legal means, including a Dec. 3 protest march, to stay in our home.

on January 24, 2016
Israeli Arab MK Zoabi Indicted for Insulting Police Officer as Part of Plea Deal News Roundup
Sharon Pulwer, Haaretz

Israeli Arab MK Zoabi Indicted for Insulting Police Officer as Part of Plea Deal

Israel's State Attorney charged MK Haneen Zoabi (Joint Arab List) with insulting a public servant rather than incitement to terror on Thursday, as part of a plea bargain reached between the Israeli Arab lawmaker and justice officials. Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein agreed to the deal signed last month with Zoabi, according to which she will plead guilty and pay a fine of 500 shekels ($127).

on January 7, 2016
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