Press Releases

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2022-04-30
Adalah: The police conducted a negligent, flawed investigation with the ultimate aim of closing the case and clearing the suspects. Footage found in the investigation file indicates pressure to...
2022-04-26
Last week, Israeli police attempted to restrict Palestinians’ access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem in several ways. According to complaints received by Adalah from worshippers, on the...
2022-04-24
The Israeli air force killing of the four boys on the Gaza beach and the refusal of all levels of the Israeli legal system to hold the military accountable, reflect a policy of total impunity.
2022-04-20
Today, 20 April 2022, the Haifa District Court heard a request by the Israeli State Attorney’s office for a three-month administrative detention order of Mr. Sadeen Jabareen, a 29 year-old...
2022-04-13
The petition, filed on behalf of the Al-Tufula Center, the Arab Mayors’ Committee, and the Follow-up Committee on Arab Education demands the cancellation of clauses requiring that educational...
2022-04-06
After learning that private Arab schools in Haifa do not receive any funds from the equipment budget and that the Haifa municipality funded transportation to and from schools only for...
2022-04-06
In 2021, Mifal HaPais awarded 38,000 scholarships, however, Palestinians in East Jerusalem and Syrians in the Golan Heights holding permanent Israeli residency were excluded, constituting...
2022-03-31
For the first time, an international Commission of Inquiry (COI) will also examine Israel’s human rights violations against Palestinian citizens of the state, and the ‘root causes’ of the...
2022-03-20
The Council has been inactive, in violation of the law. According to official data, 42% of Palestinian citizens of Israel suffer from food insecurity. Adalah demands significant Palestinian...
2022-03-20
Despite extremely high unemployment and poverty rates, job seekers from Palestinian Bedouin towns in the Naqab are directed to government employment bureaus in cities far from their homes; official...
2022-03-17
Today, 17 March 2022, Adalah Attorney Myssana Morany provided an oral statement via video during the 49th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), in an interactive dialogue with...
2022-03-13
The Law explicitly states that its purpose is to ensure a Jewish demographic majority; The petitioners argue that the State can no longer defend the Law relying solely on unsubstantiated security...
2022-03-10
The new temporary order explicitly affirms that its purpose is to ensure a Jewish demographic majority. Adalah: “The Citizenship and Entry into Israel” Law is one of the most racist and...
2022-03-08
Approximately 80% of residential housing units allocated in the new neighborhood in Jisr Az-Zarqa, a poverty-stricken Arab town in the north of Israel, are not earmarked for local residents. This...
2022-03-06
Israeli Police have erected 10 checkpoints in and around Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem; Israeli Jewish settlers and their supporters move freely, while Palestinians’ movement is restricted.
2022-03-05
This coming week, the UN Human Rights Committee will conduct its periodic review of Israel’s compliance with this treaty; Adalah submitted a critical report and will address the Committee
2022-02-28
According to experts and parents, the appointment of teaching staff in special education schools is made according to partly irrelevant criteria and leads to a violation of students’ right to...
2022-02-23
Following the AG’s decision to set up a team to investigate reports of the illegal use of NSO spyware, Adalah demanded a full, public account of the police’s use of these systems
2022-02-23
The Housing Ministry assigned the Committee to review the rules on eligibility for public housing, while there is almost no public housing in Arab localities. According to the State Comptroller,...
2022-02-23
Citing Adalah’s report, the UN Special Rapporteur also found that in Israel, “judicial interventions have contributed substantially to the creation and maintenance of discrimination”