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National Security

Israel Levies National Security Law to Shutter Six Palestinian Civil Society Organizations

November 16, 2021

Citing its National Security Law, Israel recently designated six Palestinian civil society organizations as terrorist groups. This designation, based on classified evidence, amounts to an attempt to shut down swaths of civil society without meaningful due process. Around the world, similar national security laws have proliferated, sparking concerns about countries’ potential to misuse such laws…

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