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    • Sheikh Yahudi
    • 22.12.10 | 13:00 (IST)

    I never questioned the right to confidentiality between a lawyer and a client. However, we are dealing with an organization that claims to be a human rights group. In a regular court case, the lawyer, working together with a client try to present their version of events in the most favorable way to the client. It's common knowledge that the lawyer and the client are not always interested in the most truthful and objective version of events. The question that must be posed is: is this what Yesh Din and their likes are engaged in? If so we have a problem. And that is why any organization claiming to defend human rights must be absolutely transparent. Human rights are for everyone and not for particular groups that are deemed to be oppressed by certain organizations and governments for political purposes.

    from the article: Human rights NGO monitoring Palestinians' legal rights gets robbed of internal use documents
    First published 01:49 22.12.10 | Last updated 01:49 22.12.10
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