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  • Palestinian prisoner release on track after High Court ruling

    August 13, 2013 | 9:14 am

    Israel was set to free 26 Palestinian prisoners within hours to help underpin renewed peace talks, after its High Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal against their release by relatives of some of the Israelis they killed.

    Authorities planned to transport the group from jail in...

  • Co-founder of Hungarian ruling party made anti-Semitic statements, court finds

    June 28, 2013 | 9:12 am

    Hungary’s highest court found that a co-founder of the country’s ruling party had made anti-Semitic statements.

    In the June 26 ruling, the Kúria, Hungary’s highest judicial body, rejected a libel suit by Zsolt Bayer, a columnist and one of the co-founders of the Fidesz...

  • Migron must be evacuated in a week, Israel’s high court rules

    August 29, 2012 | 10:47 am

    Israel’s Supreme Court ruled that the West Bank outpost of Migron must be evacuated by Sept. 4.

    All 50 families must leave the outpost, the court ruled Wednesday in response to a petition filed by the families requesting a delay in the eviction until the modular homes being built...

  • Australian court’s failure to extradite alleged ex-Nazi raises ire, questions

    August 15, 2012 | 10:25 am

    In a court ruling that is bringing new attention to Australia’s failure to prosecute alleged Nazi-era war criminals, the government will not surrender to Hungary the man believed to be the country’s last World War II war crimes suspect.

    The nation’s High Court ruled Wednesday...

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  • Groups petition Israeli high court to annul Nakba law

    May 5, 2011 | 10:41 am

    Two Israeli human rights groups have petitioned Israel’s Supreme Court to overturn the so-called Nakba Law.

    The law, passed in March, enables the state to fine local communities and other state-funded groups for holding events that mark what the Arab community calls the Nakba, which...

  • Kagan expected to win approval to high court

    August 5, 2010 | 1:59 pm

    The U.S. Senate is expected to approve Elana Kagan to serve on the Supreme Court.

    The full Senate is scheduled to vote Thursday on the nomination. The Senate Judiciary Committee had approved Kagan two weeks ago by a 13-6 vote mostly on party lines.

    If approved by the Senate, Kagan,...

  • Jewish Group: Long-Awaited Bashir Arrest Is a “Window of Opportunity”

    By Jay Firestone

    March 5, 2009 | 3:32 pm


    This is a statement made by Jewish World Watch president Janice Kamenir-Reznik and JWW executive director Tzivia Schwartz Getzug.

    March 4, 2009

    In an unprecedented move, judges at the International Criminal Court today issued a long-awaited arrest warrant against Sudanese...

  • Nation & World Briefs

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Israel Upholds Contested Immigration Law

    Israeli Arabs are upset after Israel's top court upheld a controversial law that prevents Palestinians married to Israeli Arabs from living in Israel.

    By a vote of 6-5, the High Court of Justice on Sunday rejected petitions filed against the...

  • Community Briefs

    April 30, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Armenians Threaten Another Protest

    A group of 14 Armenian American college students, who ended a six-day hunger strike outside the Museum of Tolerance on April 21, have threatened to resume their protests unless the museum gives the recognition to the Armenian genocide of 1915,...

  • Trial’s End

    By Douglas Davis

    March 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    David Irving told the High Court in London this week that some of the world's largest Jewish organizations are involved in an international conspiracy against him.

    The self-described Holocaust revisionist's claim Wednesday was the centerpiece of his 104-page closing address at the...