Driving Separation Order Cancelled

Sun., March 25, 2007 – Following the continuous struggle of eight Israeli human rights groups, Israel’s Attorney General’s office announced on March 25 that an order barring Israelis from driving Palestinians in their cars in the West Bank is now cancelled.

A court petition challenging the order was filed by Yesh Din and joined by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, Gisha, the Public Committee against Torture in Israel, HaMoked-Center for Defense of the Individual, Machsom Watch, Physicians for Human Rights and Bimkom-Planners for Planning Rights.