ZULAT’S LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS

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Bill on Ban on Discrimination in Family Reunifications, 2022

Proposed Legislative Amendments for Dealing With Fake News, 2021

Amendment of Knesset Elections Law: Adding publication and dissemination of fake news on the Internet or elsewhere to the list of election-related offenses

Amendment of Elections Law (Propaganda Methods): Expanding the definition of “unfair interference” to include the publication and dissemination of fake news on the Internet or elsewhere

Amendment of Party Financing Law: Banning election expenses for the purpose of committing “unfair interference”

Amendment of Penal Code: Adding the offense of impersonation for the purpose of disseminating “false information” to Article 159

Amendment of Communications Law: Expanding the definition of “offensive content,” as in “an Internet site that primarily features offensive content,” to include “a website that primarily features fake news”

Amendment of Combating Criminal Organizations Law: Expanding the definition of a “criminal organization” to include a cluster of allied or non-allied persons operating in an organized, methodical, and continuous fashion for the purpose of disseminating fake news, particularly for the purpose of disrupting the proper conduct of elections

Bill on Transparency of Governmental Commissions of Inquiry and Inspection Committees, 2021

Bill on Human Rights Commissioner, 2015

Bill on Human Rights Defenders, 2015

Bill on Basic Law: The State Comptroller (amendment: protection of human rights)

Bill on Government Law (amendment: transparency of government and ministerial committee meetings)

Bill on Police Ordinance (amendment: requirement to operate body cameras in demonstrations), 2020

Proposed Legislative Amendments on Protection of Journalists, 2020

Penal Code (amendment: attacks on journalists), 2020

Harassment Prevention Law (amendment: protection of journalists), 2020

Bill on Freedom of Information (amendment: invasion of privacy in public affairs), 2020

Bill on Basic Law: Referendum (amendment: voting rights of permanent residents in the area subject to the referendum)

Bill on Basic Law: Referendum (amendment: repeal the law)

Bill on Police Ordinance (amendment: screening candidates for the job of police commissioner by a professional-public search committee), 2020

Bill on Police Ordinance (amendment: guidelines on dispersal of demonstrations), 2020

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Dr. Maha Sabbah Karkabi

 

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Tel Aviv University (2015), a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Gender Studies, SOAS, University of London (2015-2016), a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Sociology at Tel Aviv University (2016-2017), and a postdoctoral fellowship Ph.D. at the Humphrey Institute for Social Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (2018-2020).
Dr. Maha Karbahi’s areas of interest focus on the connection between social change, family behavior, and gender inequality in societies in the process of change and specifically in Palestinian Arab society in Israel. Her research draws attention to the study of family life and employment, using a combined “ethnic lens” and “gender lens” and paying attention to the perspective of Palestinian Arab women, a group characterized by intersections between multiple marginal locations, which over the years has remained hidden from the research eye. Dr. Karkabi-Sabah’s research is published in professional journals and chapters in scientific books that are considered pioneers in family research, work, and gender equality.

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Prof. Frances Raday

Professor Emeritus in the Lieberman Chair in Labor Law, in the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University and serves as a full professor in the College of Management’s academic track, where she also serves as chair of the graduate program and as honorary president of the Concord Center for International Law Absorption. Radai was a member of a working group of the UN Human Rights Council on discrimination against women. In addition, she is a prominent and feminist human rights activist.

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Dr. Rawia Aburabia 

Faculty member of Sapir Academic College’s School of Law, received her PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research deals with the interface between law, gender, minorities, and human rights. Has published in leading journals on the subject of the matrimonial laws pertaining to Muslim women in Israel. Her book Under the Law, Outside Justice: Polygamy, Gendered Citizenship, and Colonialism in Israeli Law is expected to be published as part of the Gender Series of Kibbutz Meuhad Publishing House.

Dr. Aburabia has extensive experience in international human rights and public law. She has worked as a jurist for the Association for Civil Right and has been invited as a specialist to address such international forums as the United Nations and the European Parliament on the subject of indigenous communities and minority rights. She has interned with Human Rights Watch in Washington DC, and has been a member of the executive board of Amnesty International. In 2018, she was selected by the magazine Globes as one of the 40 most promising young persons in Israel under the age of 40.

 

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Ron Kessler

With over two decades of experience in the field of digital content, Ron has participated in numerous political and social campaigns. He helped run the digital activity of senior public officials, and worked in various NGOs. Ron is a fundamentally optimistic man, who believes that Israel can be changed and so can people. Lives in Tel Aviv.