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Israeli charged with trafficking African migrants
Posted on 27 Mar 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli man has been charged with participation in a human trafficking ring that captured and tortured African migrants in Egypt's neighboring Sinai desert, according to an indictment released Sunday. The indictment said the... Read More

Israel top court takes Palestinian detainee appeal
Posted on 21 Feb 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Supreme Court has brought forward a hearing this week on the appeal of a Palestinian prisoner waging an unprecedented two-month hunger strike, court officials and his lawyers said Monday. A statement from the Supreme... Read More

Israel offers cash to African migrants to leave
Posted on 11 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JERUSALEM (AP) - African migrants who entered Israel illegally will be given cash incentives if they leave on their own soon, or they will face expulsion, the Interior Ministry said Friday. A tent city is being built to hold other migrants, the vast... Read More

Activists: Israel stopping Palestinians from suing
Posted on 9 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JERUSALEM (AP) - Human rights lawyers say Israel's Justice Ministry is making it tough for Palestinians and migrants to file suit in an Israeli court. Under an amended regulation taking effect Sept. 1, petitioners must include their Israeli identification... Read More

Manslaughter charge dropped in Gaza war case
Posted on 17 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's military prosecutor dropped a manslaughter charge against a soldier initially suspected of killing a Palestinian woman and her daughter during Israel's war against Gaza militants nearly four years ago, a defense attorney... Read More

Middle East Christians, Human Rights and Dhimmitude
Posted on 11 May 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

The Christian population has been plummeting across the Middle East in recent years. The primary cause of the decline is radical Islamic persecution of non-Muslims, from church burnings to outright murder simply for the "crime" of being Christian... Read More

Palestinian Spouses, Israel, and Human Rights
Posted on 23 Jan 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

In 1949, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson warned about turning the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights into a national "suicide pact." On similar grounds, the Israeli Supreme Court earlier this month rejected a challenge... Read More

Methodology and Innovation in Mixed Legal Systems
Posted on 18 May 2011 by Thomas J.R. Stadnik, Esq.

WSMJJ Conference Announcement Who: Third International Congress of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists What: Methodology and Innovation in Mixed Legal Systems When: 20-23 June 2011 Where: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem... Read More

Palestinian Statehood under International Law
Posted on 5 Jan 2015 by John Balouziyeh

Palestinian Statehood under International Law An Analysis and Discussion by John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq. 1. Introduction General Assembly Resolution A/67/L.28 on the Status of Palestine at the United Nations was adopted on November 29, 2012... Read More

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale
Posted on 5 Jan 2015 by John Balouziyeh

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale Par John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq. 1. Introduction Avec la résolution A/67/L.28 à propos du statut de la Palestine à l'Organisation des Nations Unies (O.N... Read More

D.C. District Court Refuses To Grant Plaintiff Default Judgment Against Iran, Finding Israeli Law Governed Dispute
Posted on 14 Jun 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon In Estate of Yael Botvin v. Islamic Republic of Iran , et al., Civil Action No. 05-0220 (D.D.C. March 2011), [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ] plaintiff is the estate of an Israeli... Read More

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale
Posted on 18 Jan 2013 by Thomas J.R. Stadnik, Esq.

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale Par John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq. 1. Introduction Avec la résolution A/67/L.28 à propos du statut de la Palestine à l'Organisation des Nations Unies (O.N... Read More

Palestinian Statehood under International Law
Posted on 4 Jan 2013 by Thomas J.R. Stadnik, Esq.

Palestinian Statehood under International Law An Analysis and Discussion by John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq. 1. Introduction General Assembly Resolution A/67/L.28 on the Status of Palestine at the United Nations was adopted on November 29, 2012... Read More

Middle Eastern Law Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (ME)

Welcome to LexisNexis Middle Eastern Law Toolbox, our bazaar which highlights legal content of particular Middle Eastern nations in our database. New to working in the region? Our Guide to International Legal Research chapter on the Middle East... Read More

Tax Benefits for New Immigrants and Expatriates Returning to Israel: Israel as a New International Business Center
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Alon Kaplan, Lyat Eyal and Susanna von Bassewitz Excerpt: The recent economic crisis left many countries with an immense "hole" in their treasury. Many states were looking for ways to fill their economic gaps and many increased their... Read More