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Hassan Jabareen and Sawsan Zaher
The Israeli Supreme Court's Decision in the Citizenship Law Case HCJ 466/07, MK Zahava Galon v. The Attorney General, et al.
Raneen, a thirty-six-year-old Palestinian citizen of Israel, is married to thirty-nine-year-old Hatem, a Palestinian from the West Bank. They have been living together in the north of Israel since getting married in 1999, and have three children. They lead a normal family life, with one glaring exception: Hatem has only a temporary residency permit that allows him to stay in Israel for one year. The Interior Ministry has total discretion over whether or not to issue and ...Keep Reading »
Hassan Jabareen is an attorney and the General Director of Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel.
Sawsan Zaher is an attorney and the director of the Economic and Social Rights Unit at Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel.