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Closed Society: February 26, 2012

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The Ministry of Interior has instructed local councils not to employ foreigners, including refugees and asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan, unless they have valid work and residency permits.  This instruction is in violation of the state’s announcement to the  High Court for Justice a year ago, following a petition filed by human rights organizations, that it would not enforce the prohibition against hiring unauthorized immigrants until a detention facility in the Negev starts operating, and that in any case it would notify the petitioners a month in advance of commencement of such enforcement.

Judiciary: January 23, 2012

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The Ministry of Interior has ignored a directive from the High Court for Justice to change the paternity registration procedure in the Population Registry.

 

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January 26th, 2012 at 11:14 am

Internal Security: January 25, 2012

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A petition filed with the High Court for Justice reveals that the police internal affairs division has decided to close a case against officers from the Maale Edomim station following a complaint of abuse of a Palestinian detainee, and that the handling of the appeal filed following the decision is being delayed for more than a year.

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January 25th, 2012 at 8:52 pm

Economy and Society: January 23, 2012

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The Ometz association has appealed to the High Court for Justice claiming that the National Insurance Institute does not operate claims committees as required by law in order to check the validity of claims which were rejected, and instead refers the claimants to the Labor Courts.

(Hebrew)

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January 23rd, 2012 at 10:19 am