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Closed Society: January 2‎‏1‏‎, 2012‎

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The High Court of Justice criticized the fact that no woman was elected for the committee that appoints dayanim (rabbinical court judges), in response to an appeal by religious women’s organization Emunah. Until lately, at least one woman served in the ten-member committee, but in November the Israeli Bar Association chose two men as representatives.

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January 21st, 2012 at 11:21 pm

Judiciary: 28 March, 2011

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Representatives of the Israeli Bar Association visited a prisoner serving a lengthy sentence, and according to their report of the visit, his complaints – according to which his rights were denied and he was forced to defecate in public into a plastic bag – were justified.


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March 28th, 2011 at 5:24 pm