IDF may reinstitute Arabic translations in West Bank military courts
Palestinian attorneys say lack of Arabic translation harms their clients' right to due process; since Oslo Accords, IDF has phased out translation of court documents into Arabic.
The IDF is willing to resume its one-time habit of translating into Arabic the indictments it submits to military courts in the West Bank, but insists there is no need or duty to translate other documents, such as verdicts or court transcripts.
The IDF's position was included in the state's response to a petition submitted to the High Court of Justice by four Palestinian attorneys, who...
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