IRRC No. 866

The judicial arm of the occupation: the Israeli military courts in the occupied territories

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Since the beginning of the Israeli occupation more than 200,000 cases involving Palestinian civilians were held before military courts. This article aims to examine the preliminary issue of territorial jurisdiction. Through the analysis, a process of judicial domination is revealed. It is a domination that facilitates extensive control of the military authorities over the Palestinian civilian population through its judicial arm.

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