Qalandia checkpoint (Photo: Activestills)

Transporting Palestinian workers inside Israel is now a crime – and that goes for taxi drivers too

The Knesset on Wednesday authorized on its second and third readings a law that codifies the criminalization of transporting “illegal workers” from the Palestinian Authority within Israel. The law specifies fines and jail time for such offenses under certain circumstances. According to the emergency order, any Israeli who transport a Palestinian worker without the appropriate…

Palestinian workers from the occupied West Bank outside the Nil'in checkpoint, October 2013 (Photo: Activestills)

Report: Failures in treatment of claims presented by migrant, asylum seeker and Palestinian workers to the National Insurance Institute

Kav LaOved (NGO) published a new report in English titled “National Insurance Institute (NII) and Non-Israeli Workers: Failures in treatment of claims presented by migrants, asylum seekers and Palestinian workers.” This report deals with the structure, management, and enforcement of the rights that the NII is legally required to provide to these three categories of…