“Statehood Ramifications on Palestine and the Palestinians: Legal, Economic and Political Implications”

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The Institute of Law (IoL) at Birzeit University, in partnership with Konrad Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), organized a legal encounter in Gaza regarding "Housing rights in light of mass displacement during the 2014 war on Gaza"

          The Institute of Law, Birzeit University, in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), organized a legal encounter in Gaza, regarding "Housing rights in light of...

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Press Release International Conference "The Threshold from Occupation to Annexation” Concluded

    Date: 6 October 2018 An academic conference organized by Al-Haq, in partnership with Birzeit University Institute of Law, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) and...

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An Overview of the Law by Decree on Social Security

Gaza - Wednesday, 11 May 2016: In partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung - Palestinian Territories, the Institute of Law (IoL) of Birzeit University organised...

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Three recent publications on law and anti-corruption activity

All publications highlight new trends in the fight against corruption. Entitled Rules of Investigating Corruption Crimes, the first paper introduces search and investigation techniques. It also provides an overview of the specific nature and mechanisms of the preliminary investigation of corruption crimes. The second paper on Digital Evidence examines technicalities, analysis and documentation of digital evidence. Also exploring legislature’s attitude, the paper pays speci

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training course targeting family lawyers in the Palestinian territory occupied in 1948

  A decision for approval of the Institute of Law’s Specialised Professional Diploma Programme targeting Family Lawyers by the Committee of Family Lawyers in the 1948 Territory Birzeit - 16 February 2015: In cooperation with the Nisaa wa Afaq (Women and Horizons) Organisation inside the Green Line, the Institute of Law (IoL) at Birzeit University has continued to organise a specialised training course on Personal Status and Inheritance. Launched on 6 December 2014, the tr

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Palestinian Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Salaries and Benefits from a Legal and Human Rights Perspective

Held in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung  Palestinian Territories, the presentation was made by Mr. Jamil Sarhan, Director of Gaza Regional Office of the Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR). In her opening statement, Ms. Lina al-Tounisi, Coordinator of the IoL Gaza Office, welcomed the speaker and audience. Sarhan made a briefing note about the Law on Prisoners and Released Prisoners No. 19 of 2004. As a legally prescribed natural right, salaries and b

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Alternative Strategies for Realising Justice in Palestine

Held over three days in Jerusalem, Birzeit and Nazareth, the conference brought together a select number of Palestinian and international academicians and activists. Based on the Palestinians’ natural right to self-determination, panellists discussed and proposed alternative strategies, which are viable and capable of achieving liberation from Israel’s colonisation. The event was organised to meet the crucial need to launch a dialogue on such strategies. The IoL organised

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The Legislative Process: Rethinking Policies for Legislation

Addressing the current context of the legislative process within the Palestinian legal system, the workshop discussed how to support a participatory approach in, enhance community oversight of, and develop the law making process. The event brought together Dr. Assem Khalil, Deputy President of the Birzeit University for Community Affairs, Marc Frings, Head of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung  Palestinian Territories, Dr. Jamil Salem, IoL Director, and Mr. Mahmoud Alawneh, Mana

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