Jerusalem24 – The Feminist Coalition for Justice and Equality “Irada” denounced what was stated in the judicial circular issued by the Supreme Council of Sharia Judiciary in Gaza No. 10/2021 regarding the prevention of males over the age of 18 years from traveling through a lawsuit before the competent court based on the desire of one of the parents or the paternal grandfather. And preventing unmarried women from traveling without the consent of the guardian, as well as granting the father the right to travel with his children even in light of the mother’s disapproval in the event that she is custodian of her children, and also the right to travel with his children if he is custodian for them without the consent of the mother.
The Feminist Coalition for Justice and Equality demanded the “will” of the responsible authorities to work to abolish this discriminatory generalization out of respect for the rule of law and respect for the principles of the Palestinian Constitution and the Independence Document.
“Irada” considered that this generalization and discrimination constitutes a clear violation of the Palestinian Basic Law and the basic rights stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, especially Article 18 of the Universal Declaration on freedom of movement and residence, and a violation of any community partnership with all segments of Palestinian society And a flagrant violation of human rights, and an embodiment of legal and geographical sharing in a period in which the Palestinian people aspire to end the division and reformulate laws for the unified and elected Palestinian Parliament. It also contributes to destabilizing and disturbing the civil peace in Palestinian society, at a time when we are most in need of unity and close ranks.