Press Releases

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2017-05-25
ILA is offering land tenders in at least seven West Bank settlements in 2016-2017; Adalah demands immediate halt to this illegal practice.
2017-05-25
MK Jabareen: We are receiving reports of serious Israel Prison Service violations of hunger-strikers' rights. It is my right and obligation as a Knesset member to examine these reports.
2017-05-22
MK Jabareen: "Our presence in the Knesset is not a favor from the Netanyahu government. We are in the Knesset in order to struggle to protect our rights."
2017-05-11
IPS illegally filmed, distributed video claimed to be of Palestinian prisoner & hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti in his cell and bathroom; Adalah demands criminal probe of incident.
2017-05-10
Demonstration by police at community relations event for 5th grade Israeli pupils contradicts the law, which only allows such force in situations of threats to life.
2017-05-09
The undersigned human rights organizations hereby call on the international community to urge Israel to cease its ongoing, systematic human rights violations against the hunger-strikers.
2017-05-09
Adalah demands Israel permit residents of Al Fura' to register to vote prior to upcoming regional elections; village was recognized by the state in 2006.
2017-05-08
IPS’s rejection of requests to visit Barghouti interferes with Knesset Member’s role as elected public official to examine and scrutinize IPS policies regarding hunger strikers.
2017-05-07
Following Supreme Court petition filed by Adalah and Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs, IPS compelled to end illegal punitive practice.
2017-04-28
Israel Prison Service is in contempt of court for preventing meetings between lawyers and striking prisoners; Supreme Court ruled in 2004 this punitive practice is illegal.
2017-04-26
Supreme Court, state have previously determined punitive tactic is illegal; Adalah demands Attorney General take immediate action.
2017-04-23
Adalah petitions District Court against city's decision to use new building as a new sciences school, in violation of prior commitments.
2017-04-13
Ban imposes upon Arab citizens the Jewish religious law forbidding consumption of leavened bread products during Passover holiday.
2017-04-12
After years of racist housing policies, new Israeli law paves the way for wave of home demolitions in Palestinian Arab communities in Israel.
2017-04-05
Adalah, Negev Coexistence Forum held briefing held for diplomats in Israel highlighting rights violations faced by Bedouin citizens in the Naqab (Negev).
2017-03-30
With great grief and sorrow, Adalah management and staff mourn the passing of Mrs. 'Afaf Jabareen, mother of our esteemed colleague Adalah founder and General Director Hassan Jabareen.
2017-03-30
The law would expand the use of Israel's administrative powers to implement demolition and eviction orders and would increase the severity of financial penalties on homeowners.
2017-03-29
Israel continues to sell property belonging to Palestinian refugees, place Palestinian land on the market for mass housing construction in West Bank settlements.
2017-03-21
Adalah, Al Mezan, and Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights call on Human Rights Council to ensure Israelis responsible for killings, damages during 2014 Gaza war be held accountable.
2017-03-19
Law allows revocation of citizenship based on unproven and speculative 'concern' that state security might be threatened.