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Removal of ____ Astal, ID No. ____, from the Area
Other | 29.5.2008
Response by the Military Legal Advisor for the West Bank to HaMoked's appeal to prevent the removal to Gaza of a Palestinian who has been residing in Qalqilya with his family for over eight years and was now arrested due to unlawful presence in the West Bank. The plaintiff was arrested along with another man during a joint action by the army and the ISA designed to locate people who are living in the West Bank and whose registered address is in Gaza, whom Israel considers "illegal immigrants". Following HaMoked's intervention, the two were not deported to Gaza. In his letter, the Military Legal Advisor stresses that the plaintiff must regulate his status in the West Bank, and submission of an application for change of residence does not constitute regulation of status.
Intervention by HaMoked prevented the deportation to the Gaza Strip of two Palestinians arrested in the West Bank. The authorities intended to deport the two men solely because their registered address is in the Gaza Strip: HaMoked opposes Israel’s abuse of the bureaucratic matter such as one's registered address for the purpose of deporting a person from their home. HaMoked cautions that this ... (02) 627 1698   (02) 627 6317

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