Sunday, Nov. 09th, 2014

The National Society for Democracy and Law (NSDL) organized a legal awareness rising workshop in Diwan of Al-Sendi family, based in Al-Shouka neighborhood in the coordination with Volunteers to Touch & Fulfillment Palestine Youth, 81 men and women of the vulnerable and affected groups of the neighborhood attended. .This workshop come within “Emergency Legal Assistance to the Affected People in Rafah Due to the 2014 War on Gaza Project”, supported by UNDP/PAPP, which provides legal aids to the vulnerable and the affected groups due to Gaza war 2014, which comes within the series of legal aid projects, which established Legal Aid Clinic No.9 within.

This come for the sake of providing legal aid to the vulnerable groups there, illustrate the followed legal procedures in order to extract replacements of the lost evidential and personal documents for the affected and the destroyed houses, in addition to rights to inheritance, alimony, guardianship of orphan underage children who lost their parents during the last Israeli war on Gaza.

Mr. Hossam Jarghon -project coordinator- opened this workshop welcoming the attendance and giving a brief introduction about the project and its main goals embodies in providing legal aid in its three forms (legal aid, legal consultation, legal and judicial representation) to the vulnerable and the affected people due to Gaza war in Rafah.

Then Mr. Belal El-Najjar -a volunteer advocate at Legal Aid Clinic No.9- talked in the first stage about “Personal Status Law”, which aims to organize individual’s life with his/her family since birth to death, mirages are related to this law and its consequences including advanced  dower and deferred sum, divorce and its consequences including alimonies, and inherence.

Then Mr. Hammad Hejazy -a volunteer advocate at Legal Aid Clinic No.9- talked in the second stage about “Post-War on Gaza 2014 Problems and Effects” focusing on war effects of civilians, especially in Al-Shouka neighborhood which resulted several social and familial problems, after that he talked about the followed legal procedures in order to extract replacements of the lost evidential and personal documents for the affected and the destroyed houses due to the war.

The participants raised several legal problems and inquiries, and the team of the Legal Aid Clinic explained them and answered all the questions. The participants expressed their satisfaction, their interest in the workshop and its subject and the their urgent need to these legal aids, and then they thanked the the team and Legal Aid Clinic No.9 in Rafah that works on supporting role of law and access to justice.

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