Press Releases

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2022-10-04
CEC voted 9 to 5 to disqualify National Democratic Assembly (Balad/Tajammu’) from running in November election; Israeli Supreme Court to hear Adalah’s appeal on 6 October at 14:30.
2022-10-03
Israel arrested then-13-year-old Ahmad Manasra in 2015; Manasra was abused during and after arrest; accused of attempted murder and initially sentenced to 12 years, he has been held in solitary...
2022-10-01
Adalah: Over two decades later, Israel still grants sweeping impunity to its police and military forces, as well as for Israeli Jewish civilian vigilantes when Palestinians are killed or wounded
2022-09-29
Right-wing Israeli groups seek to disqualify two Arab parties – The National Democratic Assembly (Balad/Tajammu') and the United Arab List (Ra'am) – from running in the upcoming parliamentary...
2022-09-27
Israeli police had issued permit for the protest, then reneged, arresting five protesters and demolishing their tent; Rahat residents are protesting discriminatory policies of Israel’s Bedouin...
2022-09-26
Israel will hold parliamentary (Knesset) elections on 1 November 2022. The elections will determine the composition of the 25th Knesset, which has 120 seats, as well as the prime minister. The 2022...
2022-09-22
On 17 August 2022, the Israeli Military Commander in the West Bank rejected an objection filed by five leading Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations against the declaration of...
2022-09-18
Israel had been holding the boat at Ashdod Port since seizing it off Gaza’s coast in February, directly harming the livelihoods and food security of seven Palestinian families in Gaza; court...
2022-09-01
Adalah: Travel bans are illegal and violate rights to movement and fair procedure. The pretext of ‘secret materials’ does not make them legal. These orders must be rescinded immediately so...
2022-08-28
Israel’s Internal Security Ministry intends to increase arrests and detention – until end of legal proceedings – by 15 percent in region largely populated by Palestinian Bedouin citizens;...
2022-08-22
Defense of human rights is not terrorism. Israel is persisting in its declaration of prominent Palestinian civil society organizations as terrorist groups. Recently, the military put words into...
2022-08-18
Israel's confiscation of documents and equipment and the closing of the offices comes just hours after Israel's West Bank military commander rejected the objections of five of the six organizations...
2022-08-07
Today, human rights organizations Adalah, Gisha, Physicians for Human Rights – Israel, and Gaza-based Al Mezan Center for Human Rights sent an urgent letter (Hebrew) to Israel’s...
2022-07-26
In an Israeli TV interview, former Deputy Chief of the Police Investigation Department (PID), Moshe Saada, revealed that the former Police Commissioner and State Attorney pressured the PID to close...
2022-07-21
The Interior Minister may now strip citizenship from citizens of Israel convicted of offenses that constitute a "breach of loyalty", even if they become stateless. Adalah and ACRI: “This decision...
2022-07-10
In advance of President Biden’s visit to Israel, descendants of original owners, who include US citizens and Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem, demand the immediate cancellation of the plan.
2022-07-07
Ruling means that all Gaza residents are banned from any redress and remedy in Israel, regardless of the circumstances, during “acts of war” or otherwise, and the severity of the injury or...
2022-06-15
Adalah is challenging ministerial ban on external providers of school programs that refuse to declare they recognize the Jewish character of the state, and/or those who commemorate the Palestinian...
2022-06-15
Investigatory material confirms that police planned to use life-threatening measures and arrest demonstrators before the protest even began; “Mahash” failed to take basic investigatory steps,...
2022-06-12
Discussions at the Knesset’s Education Committee reveal that a meeting was held between the Ministry and Shin Bet representatives concerning the formulation of a procedure of cooperation between...