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Governor-Ordered Detentions

The right to personal freedom is enshrined in the Palestinian Basic Law and confirmed by the international conventions, which the State of Palestine acceded to without reservation. Any restrictions on this right must be in accordance with the law. In reference of recognised guarantees, a regulation that restricts the right to personal freedom must be consistent with the Basic Law and international conventions. Detention or arrest of any person in contravention of these guarantees is arbitrary and considered a constitutional crime. As characterised by the Basic Law, this crime involves an abuse of the detainee’s personal freedom.

Guidelines For Media Coverage of the Palestinian Elections

This joint report by Al-Haq and Article 19 outlines the guidelines for media coverage of national elections. By delineating the distinctions between mandatory and strongly recommended guidelines, this report explicates the standards which governmental and non-governmental media corporations are obligated to meet, as well as those the national government has a responsibility to meet. The report provides commentaries on each classification of these guidelines.

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