Press Releases

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2016-08-24
JNF, which openly discriminates against non-Jews and sees itself as serving only one population, is decisive partner in government body charged with managing public land resources.
2016-08-23
We urge the Israeli government to refrain from impeding the activities of humanitarian aid organizations, and to avoid vilifying the vital work of the aid community.
2016-08-23
Expansion of Harish, which is currently way below its current housing capacity, would block development of surrounding Arab communities for years to come.
2016-08-21
Prison Service promised five years ago to deal with issue, but subsequent renovations have skipped over cells of Palestinian prisoners in Gilboa prison.
2016-08-17
Israeli Ministry of Jerusalem Affairs has no authority to condition budget transfers on changes in educational content.
2016-08-16
Israeli Border Police officers shot Mustafa Khatib in back multiple times as he fled scene, in apparent violation of police open-fire regulations.
2016-08-08
Officer shot and killed Ahmed Abu Shaaban in Jerusalem on 15 October 2015 after he was lying on the ground, neutralized, and no longer posed threat.
2016-08-02
Bilal Kayed, a Palestinian from Nablus who is being detained by Israel, has reached 42 days of hunger strike, and resolves to continue his protest until he is freed.
2016-08-02
Mohammad Abu Khalaf was lying on his stomach when police shot him multiple times; 'Police Investigative Division essentially gives green light to police violence'
2016-08-01
Since October 2015, Israel has refused to return bodies of 13 Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers, police, and settlers during what human rights groups have identified as extrajudicial killings.
2016-07-26
Regulations place heavy financial burden on Palestinians seeking to file lawsuits against Israeli employers for labor law violations.
Bill violates international laws that forbid an occupying power from transferring its civilian population into occupied territories.
2016-07-20
Law intended to expel Arab Knesset members who 'dare' to stray beyond boundaries dictated to them by Israeli Jewish majority.
2016-07-12
NGO Law does not apply to donations from private individuals, therefore exempting right-wing organizations from filing funding reports.
2016-07-05
New regulations permit officers to use deadly force as a first option against Palestinians throwing stones or shooting fireworks.
2016-06-26
In violation of int'l treaties, Israel has cut water supply up to 70%, leaving homes with no running water and causing factory shutdowns, severe damage to agriculture, deaths of livestock.
2016-06-26
Adalah, Al Mezan, and PHR-I call on the international community to take action to end Israel's torture and ill-treatment of Palestinian children from the OPT.
2016-06-20
Adalah: Funds to alleviate severe housing shortage in Arab communities, resulting from systemic state discrimination, is not a matter of charity but of right
2016-06-19
Reclassifies political activities of Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel as acts of terror. Adalah: "New law marks Arab citizens as suspects simply because they are Arab."
2016-06-15
Law affects tens of thousands of Palestinian families, creates a separate track of naturalization for spouses of Palestinian citizens of Israel from OPT and "enemy states."