Friday, July 16, 2010

Palestinians Suffer as Courts' Authority Hits All-time Low

By Jonathan Cook - Nazareth
Palestine Chronicle

"The Israeli government is facing legal action for contempt over its refusal to implement a Supreme Court ruling that it end a policy of awarding preferential budgets to Jewish communities, including settlements, rather than much poorer Palestinian Arab towns and villages inside Israel.

The contempt case on behalf of Israel’s Palestinian minority comes in the wake of growing criticism of the government for ignoring court decisions it does not like -- a trend that has been noted by the Supreme Court justices themselves......."

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