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Chief Justice Congratulates the Integration between Palestinian Judges' Club and the Association of Judges
On April 12, 2016 – Chief Justice Sami Sarsour congratulated the integration between Palestinian Judges‘ Club and the Association of Judges describing it as huge and manifest step done by Palestinian judges, and emphasizing that the aim of judiciary is to achieve access to justice for al
Presidential Decrees Appoint Two Judges to New Positions
On April 12, 2016 - His Excellency Mr. Mahmoud Abass, President of State of Palestine, issued two presidential decrees. First one appoints Judge Mousa Shakarneh the Head of Commission of Land Settlement and Water; the second appoints Judge Rasha Hammad the Director of Palestinian Judicial Institutio
Fifth Steering Committee Meeting "Institutional Strengthening of HJC in Palestine"
The steering committee of "Institutional Strengthening of HJC in Palestine" project has met at HJC premises chaired by Chief Justice Sami Sarsour and Head of Cooperation at Office of EU Representative Alessandra Viezzer with participation from representatives of EUPOL COPPS, Canadian Consulate, Public Prosecution, project management and high level staff of HJC
Workshop on "Forensic Medicine Reports"
High Judicial Council hold a workshop on "Forensic Medicine Reports" targeted Magistrates and First Instance judges at Grand Park Hotel funded by UNODC.
Juridical Delegation Concludes Official Visit to Beirut
Juridical delegation concluded three-day visit to Beirut aimed to attend a seminar on "Child Protection from abuse and Violence", the visit was organized by Arab Center of Legal and Judicial Researches - Council of Arab Ministers of Justice at League of Arab States
The Opining of "Palestinian Juvenile Court"
The opening ceremony was held at Daralamal Facility then followed by holding the first session in Juvenile Court.
Three Magistrate judges Deliver Oath
On April 3, 2016- His Excellency President Mahmoud Abbas, President of State of Palestine issued a presidential decree to appoint three Magistrates judges upon High Judicial Council recommendation. The judges delivered the oath in front of the president and High Judicial Council members in Ramallah
Chief Justice Participates in Prosecution Sixth Annual Conference
On March 24, 2016 – Chief Justice Sami Sarsour participated in Prosecution Sixth Annual Conference in Jericho. The conference was attended by President Legal Advisor Hassan Al-Ori, Jerich Governor Majed Al-Fitiani, Head of Jordanian Prosecution Akram Massa‘deh, Minister of Justice Abu-Di
Chief Justice Meets Delegation from Consulate General of France
Chief Justice Sami Sarsour met with Regional Cooperation Officer Ann Marie Morris and Project Officer for Academic and Institutional Cooperation Mr. Olivier Dufour from Consulate General of France.
HJC and OQR Seek Cooperation to Establishing Magistrates Courts in Jerusalem
Following Chief Justice directions, Legal Advisor Amer Shaheen and the technical team at HJC met with officials from OQR, Rule of Law Advisor Mr. Nell Kritz, Dr Firas Melhem and Senior Project Officer Barry Nieuwenhuijs from Netherlands Enterprise Agency.