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12:30 PM12:30

CSD Series: Securing Land Rights for Palestinian Citizens of Israel

The lecture will investigate how the definition of Israel as a Jewish State has shaped the land regime in Israel, and the implications on the land rights of the Palestinian citizens of Israel. Suhad will be drawing on her experience defending the land and planning rights of Palestinian citizens of Israel before Israeli planning authorities and the Israeli Supreme Court.

Suhad Bishara is the Director of Adalah's Land and Planning Rights Unit and is a human rights and constitutional lawyer specializing in the land, property, and planning rights of Palestinian citizens of Israel, Palestinian refugees, and Palestinians living under Occupation. She has worked with Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, since 2001, and serves as director of the organization's land and planning rights unit. 

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