Supreme Court Case to ban Wi-Fi in Schools – In 2012, Ms. Tachover initiated a case in the Israeli Supreme Court asking to ban the use of Wi-Fi in schools. While working on this case, she exposed an existing epidemic of electrosensitivity among children and found more than 200 of them sick in six schools alone. Her case aroused national and international interest among parent groups, Parliament and the media.
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Watch a TV interview about the case.
First Acknowledgement of ES by the Israeli government – In the actions taken prior to the submission of the case, following her correspondence with the Inter-ministerial Committee on Wi-Fi in Schools, the Committee acknowledged ES. It was the first governmental acknowledgment of ES in Israel.
Minister of Health letter objecting to Wi-Fi in schools – In addition, following a letter warning the Deputy Minister of Health of the upcoming lawsuit, the Acting Health Minister wrote a letter to the Minister of Education urging him not to install Wi-Fi in schools, as the harmful health effects could cause damage for generations to come.
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Submission of Amicus Brief on behalf of 94 organizations – In 2014, Ms. Tachover represented 94 organizations from 22 countries in submitting an amicus brief in a case in New Mexico concerning a man with an electrosensitivity.
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Children Rights Committee demand the removal of Wi-Fi from Schools – In 2015, Ms. Tachover took part in the efforts to get a hearing in front of the Children’s Rights Committee in the Israeli Parliament and spoke in the hearing. Following the hearing, the Committee was convinced of the harms of Wi-Fi, and determined that the installation of Wi-Fi in schools was a violation of the rights of children and parents and called for its removal.
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TV Documentary of ES & Wi-Fi and the removal of Wi-Fi from Schools in Haifa – In 2016, Ms. Tachover was involved and featured in a TV documentary for an Israeli TV channel called “How We Are Killing Ourselves – Wireless Radiation” on the epidemic of ES and Wi-Fi in schools. The documentary created a lot of public buzz. Three days after the show aired, Mr. Yona Yahav, the mayor of Haifa (the 3rd largest city in Israel and an international hi-tech hub) announced that Wi-Fi would be removed from schools. Haifa was the first city in the world to protect the health of its children by removing Wi-Fi from schools.
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