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Israeli Supreme Court decision on the Wall in Jayyus: Another Assault on the ICJ

On 9 September 2009, the Israeli Supreme Court published its judgment in the case of HCJ 11344/03 Mayor of Jayyus et al. v. Commander of the Armed Forces in the West Bank et al. (available in Hebrew), where the route of the Separation Wall that Israel has been constructing since the end of the second intifada was challenged by the mayors of a number of villages in a southern region of the West Bank. Notably, the amount of land that has been appropriated is, compared to other regions in the West Bank, remarkable, making the effects of the Wall on…