Press Releases

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2017-10-18
60 Palestinian students from West Bank, East J'lem, Golan Heights, and citizens of Israel participated; one student: 'I hadn't considered a career in human rights, but the camp changed my mind.'
2017-10-09
Construction of planned railway requires home demolitions, will block access to neighboring family homes, kindergartens, service centers, agricultural land, and mosques.
2017-10-08
Supreme Court overturns lower court decision ordering police to publish regulations, thus hindering efforts to bring officers to justice for violations.
2017-10-04
Adalah demands Israeli law enforcement agencies reveal to detainees and their lawyers contents of social media posts in pre-trial detention hearings.
2017-10-03
Adalah: Israeli police killing of 13 Palestinian protesters in 2000 was motivated by racism; in 2017, Justice Ministry PID continues to whitewash investigations of police killings of Arab citizens.
2017-09-27
Broadcast ban violated freedom of expression and religion, press freedom; Israel postponed decision on station's requests to broadcast for more than year until Adalah filed petition.
2017-09-25
Illegal detention constitutes assault; Israeli law doesn't permit guards to detain passenger unless a weapon is found, there is suspicion of weapon, or passenger is about to use weapon.
2017-09-19
Electrical power lines already running through village only serve nearby chemical plants; 3,000 kids in Wadi al-Na'am study in schools powered by diesel generators.
2017-09-18
MK Touma-Suleiman: This could be preface to transfer of Naqab Arabs; policy aimed exclusively at Bedouin citizens – no Israeli Jews have been affected.
2017-09-14
Israeli State Attorney's Office's 'Cyber Unit' collaborates with social media platforms – including U.S.-based giants Facebook and Twitter – to censor users' posts, but has no legal authority.
2017-09-13
Then-interior minister Roni Bar On revoked residency of four parliamentarians in wake of 2006 Palestinian elections, in move Adalah & ARCI called a grave rights violation.
2017-09-10
Court okays Israeli gov’t transfer of land-use authorities to World Zionist Organization's Settlement Division, which advances interests of Jewish citizens only.
2017-08-27
Israeli missile attack killed 4 kids playing soccer during 2014 Gaza war; Israeli delays, investigative failures threaten any chance of bringing to justice those responsible for killing of civilians.
2017-08-24
Adalah & JLAC: Israeli government response to Supreme Court petition against Settlements Regularization Law views West Bank settlements as already annexed to Israel.
2017-08-23
Cop conducted "additional neutralization" even once Mohammad Abu Khalaf no longer posed danger to officers; Adalah appeals Israeli Justice Ministry's decision to close probe of the killing.
2017-08-21
Adalah appeals Police Investigations Department decision to close probe into killing of 16-year-old Mu’taz Ewisat; PID failed to undertake most basic of investigative steps.
2017-08-21
Construction of new Be'er Sheva-Arad line would block access to homes & agricultural lands, restrict development, and result in widespread land appropriation, home demolitions, and evictions.
2017-08-16
Adalah calls for immediate halt to police ban on residents of Arab city in central Israel from entering Jerusalem holy site; police cannot legally justify sweeping human rights violations.
2017-08-13
Closure will have devastating health implications for pregnant women, new mothers, babies, and children up to age six who now have no access to preventive medical care.
2017-08-13
Interior Minister seeks to implement Israeli domestic law on occupied territory, which amounts to a de facto annexation of West Bank land to Israel, in gross violation of international law.