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Campaign for Right to Entry Press Conference


by the Campaign for the Right to Entry,

The Campaign for Right to Entry/Re-entry will be holding a press conference on the new developments in Israel’s denial of entry policy

The Campaign for Right of Entry/Re-entry will provide the notice recently issued by the Israeli Authorities that changes Israel’s policy of denying entry to foreign nationals traveling into the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). The notice outlines new procedures regarding access to the West Bank for foreign nationals.

The Campaign regards this as a rare moment where the Israeli Authorities acknowledge in writing the severe humanitarian crisis brought on by Israeli policies of denying foreign nationals the right to family reunification and entry to the oPt. Yet the crisis directly affecting over 45,000 foreign nationals remains unresolved.

The Campaign will present an analysis of the recent developments .
First hand stories from foreign nationals denied entry and renewal since the new policies were announced will be heard – private interviews will be available upon request.
The Jerusalem Center for Legal Aid will present a legal analysis of the new document and policies.

Location: Palestinian Media Center (PMC), Ramallah
Al-Quds-Nablus St. , AL -Abraj Al-Watanieh Bldg.,3rd fl. Al Bireh 02-2407721-5
Time: Tuesday, January 16th at 11:00 AM
Transportation will be available to the Press Conference in Ramallah from the American Colony Hotel in East Jerusalem at 10:15 AM. Please call Subha on 0599-644868 to reserve a seat on the bus.
Translation from Arabic to English and Hebrew will be available on site.