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15 years after October 2000: No police responsible for the killing of 13 Palestinians in Israel have been held accountable
15 years since the events of October 2000, the victims' cries still resonate against those responsible for their deaths, and the doctrine of violent repression remains ingrained in the Israeli...
Adalah to Israeli authorities: Closure of Palestinian neighborhoods in Jerusalem, permission to use live fire against stone-throwers are illegal
Adalah issued the two urgent letters on 16 and 20 September following escalations in Palestinian areas of occupied East Jerusalem.
A dangerous escalation of repression in Israel: Knesset approves first reading of the proposed "Anti-Terrorism Law"
Adalah: "The law substantially strengthens and widens the powers of the police and the Shabak to suppress any legitimate protest activities against Israeli policies."
Supreme Court rejects appeal of former MK Said Naffaa against conviction of visiting 'enemy state', meeting with foreign agent
Adalah: The Court's decision is dominated by political calculations more than by legal reasoning; ban on travel to Arab countries is discriminatory and repressive.
Israeli Supreme Court suspends administrative detention order against Palestinian hunger striker Mohammed Allan
Adalah: "The Court should have accepted the petition from the first moment it was submitted, when it was already clear that there was no justification for the continuation of Allan's detention."
Supreme Court hears petition demanding release of hunger striking Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan; next hearing set for Wednesday 19 August 2015
Adalah: The court's request to the state indicates that it believes the petitioners' arguments are correct; the continuation of the detention is therefore very problematic from a legal point of view.
Call for Urgent Action Palestinian Administrative Detainee on Hunger Strike in Critical Condition The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council, the Arab Association for Human Rights, Adalah...
Adalah demands that Barzilai Hospital refrain from force-feeding Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan
On 11 August 2015, Adalah sent an urgent letter to Dr. Hazi Levi, the director of Barzilai Hospital located in Ashkelon, and the Attorney General demanding that the hospital refrain from...
Committee must ensure the Arab minority’s visibility in various aspects of public life, and their substantial representation in order to facilitate a decision-making process that relies on all...
Adalah demands criminal investigation into charges of incitement by the Director General of the “Lehava” organization
Gopstein’s statements constitute clear evidence of engagement in racial incitement, part of extremely hostile attacks against Arabs that are undertaken with almost total impunity.
Adalah: The municipality’s actions disregard the existence and status of tens of thousands of Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel living in Beer el-Sabe and the surrounding area
Speakers urged US lawmakers to raise serious concerns about lack of accountability for human rights violations & war crimes by Israeli military in Gaza.
Israel enacted "Force-Feeding Law" to break the will of Palestinian detainees on hunger strike against inhumane conditions
Adalah and Al Mezan: "With this new law, Israel sanctions torture and ill-treatment." Force-feeding resulted in the death of 3 prisoners on hunger strike in past decades.
Human rights organizations petition SC: Cancel law exempting Israeli Security Services from audiovisual recording of interrogations of Palestinian detainees
Even if canceled in the future, it would be no remedy for those prisoners languishing in prison for years and decades because of false confessions extracted from them by force.
Adalah: "Bentzi Sau, who served as the commander of the Wadi Ara region during the October 2000 events, is a criminal whose only place is in prison, behind bars. The promotion of Sau is an...
Israeli Knesset moves toward extending law that exempts GSS from audio/video recording of interrogations with Palestinian 'security suspects'
How does Israel commemorate the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture (26 June)? With this new bill, it gives a green light for torture
The human rights organizations demand the end of the use of administrative detention, to withdraw the proposed Forced-Feeding Bill and the audio/video exemption bill, and to respect for the basic...
Adalah regards Sheikh Khatib’s violently homophobic statements as extremely dangerous and in violation, firstly, of the right of an entire group to dignity. His speech harms the rights of gay...
Adalah to Israeli Culture Minister Regev: Freezing of funds to Haifa's Al-Midan Theater is reminiscent of dark regimes
Minister's illegal decision affects rights of entire Palestinian society in Israel, who have a different and unique narrative, history and culture from the Jewish majority.
Al Mezan & Adalah: "Israeli investigation system is fundamentally flawed. The army cannot investigate itself."