Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Ayman Sharawna, one of the prisoners released in the swap to free Gilad Shalit, will have a petition debated today in the High Court of Justice. At the core of the debate is the character of Israeli military law.

The High Court of Justice will debate today a petition dealing with Ayman Sharawna, one of the prisoners released in Shalit deal, who was also the first to be re-arrested in January 2012. In fact, the High Court is being requested today to act to neutralize yet another act of sabotage and erosion of principles of fair process by military law.