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A Legal Perspective on Israel’s New Visa Requirements for Foreigners Entering the West Bank

Jerusalem24 radio station interviewed Israeli human rights lawyer Leora Bechor about the changes to entry procedures for foreigners visiting or living in the West Bank and engaging with Palestinians. Bechor is the founding partner of Bechor & Hillel law offices in Jerusalem. Last June, her firm filed a petition to the High Court of Justice to repeal or amend these procedures on behalf of HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual and 19 individual petitioners. 

Bechor specializes in the residency rights of Palestinians from East Jerusalem and the rights of foreign workers in Israel and the West Bank.

The interview was conducted on September 20, 2022, in Jerusalem.