Birzeit University Launches Two Books with Signing Ceremony

On June 7, 2014, the Law Department at Birzeit University Faculty of Law and Public Administration organized a launch and signing ceremony by authors Asem Khalil and the Rashad twins.

“Legislation Law and Law of Liberty: Is Democracy an Alternative to the Rule of Law?" was published by the Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy (Muwaten) in 128 pages. Author Khalil addressed topics like constitutionalism, national identity, liberalism and Arab revolutions, trying to link the concept of liberty to the constitution.

The second book launched, "Palestine Between the State Constitution and the Need for a National Charter: Strategic Approaches to the Palestinian Political System," was co-authored by Khalil with Khalil and Twam Rashad and published by the Palestinian Center for Policy Research and Strategic Studies (Masarat) in 95 pages. The book discusses the writing of the Palestinian constitution and its impact on the National Charter of the PLO.