We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close
Aa Aa Aa
- A +

Israel's War for Judicial Independence

17 2 0
08.05.2019

The leading candidate to be justice minister, Yariv Levin (Likud), proved on Monday that the coming year could be symbolized by a war for the independence of the judiciary.

>> Subscribe now, save 35%

Levin criticized the High Court of Justice’s order to the state to allow 100 Palestinians to enter Israel to attend a joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day ceremony at Yarkon Park — an order that overturned a decision by Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

>> Israel's likely next justice minister has the SUpreme Court in the crosshairs | Analysis ■ Danger: Peace combatants | Editorial

“If anyone needs further proof of the vital and immediate need for a fundamental reform of the judicial system, particularly a change in the makeup of the Supreme Court,” said Levin, “he got it in the form of........

© Haaretz