Israeli Military Court Extends Detentions of Ahed Tamimi and Family Members

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Israeli Military Court Extends Detentions of Ahed Tamimi and Family members

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Israelis, including settlers, are governed by civil laws, Occupied Palestinians by hundreds of oppressive military orders, covering virtually everything affecting their lives and well-being.

When arrested, Palestinians face military judges in military courts, enduring rubber-stamp proceedings against them, flagrantly violating the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

Its Article 2 states everyone has the "right (to effective remedy through a) competent judicial, administrative or legislative (authority), or by any other competent authority provided for the legal system of the State (to) ensure that the competent authorities shall enforce (judicial) remed(ies)."

Article 14 states:

"All persons shall be equal before the courts and tribunals (and) shall be entitled to a
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