Israel Court Condemns Student Ban
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Bbc News
June 3, 2008 - 4:54pm

The Israeli Supreme Court has called on the government to reconsider its almost total ban on Palestinian students leaving the Gaza Strip to study abroad. The court said the policy was harming prospects for future coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians. This follows the reinstatement by the US state department of Fulbright grants to seven Palestinians in Gaza. The scholarships had been withdrawn because Israel would not provided exit permits to the students.

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