Press Releases

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2017-12-13
Expansion would add 640 acres to the Israeli Jewish town, a move that would come at the expense of surrounding Arab communities and limit their future growth.
2017-12-01
Israeli soldiers sent Mahmoud Odeh’s body to Tel Aviv for autopsy without family’s knowledge or permission; Adalah pre-petition to attorney general demands Israel return body for burial.
2017-11-23
Adalah, JLAC, Al Mezan: But AG’s position still allows for expropriation of private Palestinian land, violates international law banning construction of civilian settlements on occupied territories.
2017-11-22
CEDAW recommends special measures to increase Bedouin women's employment, raises concerns with Israel’s forced urbanization, evictions, displacement of Bedouin.
2017-11-13
Public Security Minister's proposed law conditioning return of bodies on families' agreement to police-imposed funeral restrictions politicizes humanitarian issue.
2017-11-13
Israeli army expelled residents, demolished Galilee village in 1948; Adalah demands all displaced residents from Ma'alul be allowed to visit family graves, now surrounded by Israeli military base.
2017-11-09
JLAC, Adalah and CIDSE present to diplomats about Israeli forced displacement policies against Palestinians on both sides of the Green Line; call for urgent action by the international community.
2017-11-07
Digital Activism workshop for high school and university-age youth, and training for new Arab lawyers and journalists held in Haifa.
2017-11-07
Law would annex West Bank settlements of Beitar Illit, Ma'ale Adumim, Givat Ze'ev, Gush Etzion, Efrat to Jerusalem, and impose Israeli civilian rule on territory under military occupation.
2017-11-05
Israeli military reveals it’s holding bodies of Palestinians pulled from detonated Gaza tunnel; international humanitarian law forbids holding bodies as bargaining chips.
2017-11-02
Adalah, Al Mezan: Preventing rescue of missing persons in area under Israeli military control is illegal policy contrary to Geneva Conventions; forbidden to use trapped people as bargaining chips.
2017-11-01
Move comes in response to Adalah, ACRI appeal against lower court’s decision to revoke citizenship of Palestinian citizen of Israel convicted of attempted murder.
2017-10-30
Israel's mandatory education law obligates Education Ministry to provide 3-4 year-old children from unrecognized villages with access to kindergartens.
2017-10-30
Adalah, Al Mezan demand Israeli military halt threats; Geneva Convention: Acts or threats of violence the primary purpose of which is to spread terror among civilian population are prohibited.
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.