Israel's labeling of six Palestinian civil society organizations as terrorist groups in October demonstrates the current legal process' lack of due process and transparency.
Adv. Lila Margalit is a researcher at the Amnon Lipkin-Shahak Center for Security and Democracy at the Israel Democracy Institute. Previously, she was an attorney for the Association for Civil Right in Israel, where she headed the Criminal Justice program. Lila holds a B.A. from Yale University and a law degree from Bar-Ilan University in Israel.
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