Press Releases

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2018-10-18
Court admits regulations violate employees' access to Israeli labor courts – the sole authority that deals with violations of workers' rights – but ruled that this harm is reasonable and can be...
2018-10-15
Abnaa al-Balad leader Raja Eghbaria released to house arrest after court agrees with defense team that police behavior confirms he poses no threat justifying detention for a series of Facebook...
Court keeps Arab political leader Raja Eghbaria in detention at least until 15 October; prosecutor doesn’t deny existence of multiple errors in its translation of Eghbaria’s Arabic-language...
2018-10-08
In August 2018, several Palestinian human rights organizations attended The Red Nation’s annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
2018-09-30
Israel blatantly ignoring domestic and international law; Adalah demands accountability and prosecution of those responsible for gross violations of right to life.
2018-09-13
No indictment filed against Raja Eghbaria; Adalah: Police admitted they exhausted all their questions, court has no legal basis to authorize continued detention; Adalah appeals ruling.
2018-08-27
Human rights organizations victorious in Supreme Court: Justices cancel policy preventing access to treatment due to alleged family ties to 'Hamas members'.
2018-08-21
On 9 August, Israel fired 9 missiles from drones and warplanes that wounded 24 people – including 8 women and children – and totally destroyed the Mis’hal Cultural Center.
2018-08-19
In statement to Supreme Court, gov't maintains Knesset is allowed to ignore international law anywhere it desires; Adalah: This signals Israel's intention to proceed with annexation of West Bank.
2018-08-14
Military testimonies received by Adalah shed light on 2014 attack that killed Bakr siblings on Gaza beach; AG's failure to respond shows Israeli investigation mechanism ineffective remedy for victims.
2018-08-12
Six human rights groups file petition to Israeli Supreme Court demanding it instruct state to immediately reverse all restrictions imposed by Israel on movement of goods through crossing.
2018-08-06
Adalah files Israeli Supreme Court petition on behalf of Arab political leadership in Israel, including High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens, the National Committee of Arab Mayors, and the...
2018-08-01
In 2017, Israel denied 21 exit permit applications by Gaza residents for alleged family ties to Hamas; during the first 3 months of 2018, number soared, exceeding 800, including cancer patients.
2018-07-19
New Basic Law approved by a Knesset vote of 62-55 has distinct apartheid characteristics and requires racist acts as a constitutional value.
2018-07-18
Israel maintains a practice of holding the bodies of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces, in order to use them as bargaining chips in negotiating a potential prisoner swap.
2018-07-15
Adalah: Proposed new Basic Law establishes a colonial regime and constitutionally anchors state discrimination against Palestinian citizens.
2018-06-25
Holocaust survivor was a world-renowned defender of Palestinian human rights and fought against the Occupation and oppression and for peace, justice, and the enforcement of international law.
2018-06-24
Arab members of Israeli parliament are currently facing three key violations of their rights as publicly-elected representatives.
2018-06-22
JNF, which openly discriminates against non-Jews and sees itself as entity that serves only Israeli Jews, will become a decisive partner in public land management.
2018-06-19
Security Council convenes to discuss Palestinian question; Adalah: Since Resolution 2334 approved in December 2016, Israel has issued bids for over 5,300 new settlement housing units; Israeli...