Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

Judiciary: 4 January, 2011

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The Israeli Supreme Court has denied a motion filed by the Yesh Din association, against the GSS (Shabak) and the Prime Minister’s Office, asking for information about the scope of the denial of contact between detainee and his attorney. The judges accepted the stat’s position that this could endanger state security “the detailed explanation by the competent persons on behalf of the respondents have persuaded me that granting the motion, be it broadly or in a narrow measure, could open a window that would eventually and unintentionally aid hostile elements who desire to damage the state,” wrote Justice Neal Hקndel. (Hebrew)

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January 4th, 2011 at 7:28 am

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