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Incarceration of Unlawful Combatants Law, 5762-2002
Legislation | 4.3.2002
The Law regulating the incarceration of illegal combatants who are not entitled to prisoner-of-war status. The Law defines, inter alia, who is an "illegal combatant", what are his rights, and specifies when an incarceration order can be issued against him and the judicial review the order is subject to.
Translation from the website of the Ministry of Justice
Following the end of military rule in the Gaza Strip, the State released three administrative detainees, residents of the Strip, but issued new detention orders against two others under the Incarceration of Unlawful Combatants Law: the orders were issued a few days after the Supreme Court declined to review the difficult questions raised by this Law, and ruled – based on the State's notice – th...
Lebanese prisoner represented by HaMoked was released on 15 October, 2007, following a deal between Israel and Hizbullah: The prisoner, who has a documented history of psychiatric illness, was arrested by the military during last summer’s Lebanon war while sitting at a coffee shop in his village with some friends*
Unexpectedly, after having spent over six and seven years in prison, two Palestinians from the Gaza Strip held in Israel under the Incarceration of Unlawful Combatants Law have been released: the two prisoners were placed in administrative detention in 2002 and 2003 and following the implementation of the disengagement plan, the Chief of Staff issued a warrant for their incarceration pursuant t...
Without Trial – administrative detention of Palestinians by Israel and the Incarceration of Unlawful Combatants Law: A new report published by HaMoked and B'Tselem severely criticizes the holding of hundreds of Palestinians in detention without trial and states that Israel's sweeping use of this measure is unlawful
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