Legal Forum for the Land of Israel slams court over Migron

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March 25, 2012 17:41

 
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Civil rights group the Legal Forum for the Land of Israel slammed Sunday's high court decision obviating the state's agreement with residents of the Migron outpost.

"The High Court justices could have made a decision to avoid conflict in Israeli society," said Forum director attorney Nachi Eyal. "Clearly the court thinks human rights are only for Palestinians, not for Jews."

"What do you expect from a panel containing a justice who won't sing Hatikva?" Eyal added, in a dig at Supreme Court Justice Salim Joubran, who declined to sing the national anthem at Supreme Court President (emeritus) Dorit Beinisch's retirement ceremony.

Eyal called on the Knesset to strengthen legislation to resolve land disputes in the West Bank in different ways.

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