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Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Lisa Hajjar


Israel's military court system, a centerpiece of Israel's apparatus of control in the West Bank and Gaza since 1967, has prosecuted hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. This book provides a rare look at an institution that lies both figuratively and literally at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The book includes the results of in-depth interviews with dozens of Israelis and Palestinians—including judges, prosecutors, defense lawyers, defendants, and translators—about their experiences and practices to explain how this system functions, and how its functioning has affected the ... More

Keywords: Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli state, Palestinian rights, Israel

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780520241930
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520241930.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lisa Hajjar, author