Press Releases

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2024-02-21
On 19 February 2024, Adalah, HaMoked, Physicians for Human Rights Israel, and the Public Committee Against Torture in Israel jointly submitted a plea to the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur...
2024-02-15
Human rights defenders Ahmad Khalifa and Mohammad Abu El Taher Jabareen are facing severe charges for chanting commonly used slogans during a Palestinian anti-war protest.
2024-02-08
Palestinian human rights groups challenge illegal Israeli gas exploration licenses off Gaza’s coast: Adalah demands that Israel revoke the tenders which violate international law; Al Mezan,...
2024-01-30
Today, the Knesset’s House Committee voted to expel Hadash MK Ofer Cassif, based on his public support for South Africa's application to the ICJ accusing Israel of genocide. Adalah: The motion is...
2024-01-26
Today, 26 January 2024, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) released its first order and provisional measures in the case of South Africa v. Israel finding South Africa’s contention that...
2024-01-08
The State Attorney's Office has still not responded to Adalah’s appeal, almost two years after it was filed. Adalah: At a time when Minister Ben Gvir is doubling efforts to arm thousands of...
2024-01-08
The students were suspended until the conclusion of proceedings following alleged "support of terrorism" on social media.
2023-12-13
The petition seeks to prevent the police from imposing conditions on protests that do not require a permit and challenges the ongoing de facto ban imposed on protest vigils organized by the High...
2023-12-07
Read Since Hamas’s attacks on October 7 and the ensuing outbreak of the war, the undersigned organizations, four prominent human rights groups based in Israel that regularly monitor detention...
2023-11-30
For several weeks now, the Nazareth police have been preventing protests organized by the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens in Israel, even though these protests do not require permits...
2023-11-30
13 women, Palestinian citizens who were released or are set to be released tonight, were arrested after October 7th for social media posts. At least five of them have explicitly requested not to be...
2023-11-09
Adalah: The illegal detentions are aimed at silencing all forms of criticism and suppressing freedom of expression and assembly of Palestinian citizens of Israel.
2023-11-08
Adalah: “One of the most intrusive and draconian legislative measures ever passed by the Israeli Knesset which invades the realm of personal thoughts and beliefs and significantly amplifies state...
2023-11-08
Ruling deems sweeping ban on Palestinian protests during war Illegal, but rejects petition. Adalah: Lack of police manpower would have been an unacceptable justification to prevent Jewish protests....
2023-11-06
The petitioners argued that the police are seeking to pre-emptively censor legitimate political expression, solely because they disapprove of the protesters’ cause. Such censorship is evidently...
2023-11-02
Adalah demands immediate action to provide air raid shelters, arguing that the current lack of protection constitutes a blatant violation of Bedouin children’s fundamental rights, including the...
2023-11-02
Adalah’s letter to the Attorney General, the State Attorney, and the Police Commissioner presents evidence indicating that the assault by Jewish-Israeli extremists was premeditated.
2023-11-01
A 68-year-old activist was arrested and later hospitalized during his detention, after police seized Palestinian flags and posters calling for release of Palestinian prisoners, which they presented...
2023-10-29
The new emergency regulations apply to a wide range of offenses and permit the denial of access to legal counsel for an extended period of up to 90 days.
2023-10-27
Adalah: This move exploits the national emergency to signal to Palestinian citizens that their status and rights are conditioned on rejecting their own national identity