High Court urges state to let 4 ill Palestinians travel through Israel

By DAN IZENBERG
November 29, 2007 20:18

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

The High Court of Justice on Thursday urged the state to allow four seriously ill Palestinians from the Gaza Strip who are classified as security threats to travel through Israel on their way to Jordan for medical treatment. Physicians for Human Rights originally petitioned on behalf of 11 such Palestinians to cross through Israel for medical treatment in Israel, the West Bank or Jordan. The state has already agreed to allow six of the 11 to do so. A seventh died waiting for permission. The court said: "We believe that within the framework of the government's current policy which allows sick [Palestinians] to receive medical treatment, there is room to reconsider the question of the petitioners with the aim of finding a solution which will enable them to receive medical treatment while reducing to a minimum the possibility of endangering security." The court gave the state one week to think it over.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

By SHARON UDASIN