Press Releases

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Today, the Supreme Court heard arguments challenging the Sde Barir phosphate mine plan. The mine would pose serious health risk to residents in the area, including Palestinian Bedouin communities...
The Jerusalem Magistrates Court rejected the prosecution’s request to further extend the detention of Mohammad Kana’neh, one of the leaders of the Abnaa el-Balad movement, until the end of trial.
Adalah: The law is a discriminatory, vengeful tool that violates the basic principles of criminal law and the right to equality
Adalah: The Law is illegitimate and violates the absolute prohibitions of international law
Adalah challenges Nazareth District Court’s approval of detention order signed by Minister of Defense; detainee has been in custody for over 7 weeks.
Adalah: The Citizenship Law is one of the most racist and discriminatory laws in the world
Adalah calls for indictments of all involved Palestinian security personnel; demands establishment of neutral, independent investigation into PA policy of torture and killing.
Court rejects petition filed by former MK Yousef Jabareen and Adalah against Knesset ethics code that blocked Jabareen from U.S. trip funded by group endorsing call from Palestinian civil society...
Sheikh Kamal al-Khatib was arrested on 14 May 2021 in violent Israeli police raid that left dozens of local Palestinian residents wounded in Kufr Qanna.
Multiple sworn affidavits from the past few weeks testify to rampant, systemic Israeli police attacks and brutal beatings of Palestinian citizens of Israel – protesters, minors, innocent...
Adalah: Recent events are reflection of Israeli Jewish ethnic superiority and racial segregation policies enshrined in Jewish Nation-State Law, which also falls within absolute prohibitions of...
Palestinian fishing unions in Gaza have reported multiple incidents of fire by the Israeli navy toward fishermen and their boats even within the permitted fishing zone.
World Justice Project awards Adalah with the Fundamental Rights and Non-Discrimination prize for its legal action before Israeli courts and state authorities to obtain remedies for COVID-19 related...
This marks first time UN council addresses root causes of systematic Israeli racial discrimination against Palestinians on both sides of the Green Line.
Israeli police shot dead 19-year-old Fadi Alloun in East Jerusalem on 4 October 2015; Adalah: Israel is unable or unwilling to investigate crimes perpetrated by its law enforcement officers – and...
Israel's police openly announce that 'Operation Law and Order' intended to intimidate and serve as 'deterrent'; Adalah: This is illegal, constitutes collective punishment based on racial profiling.
For the past week and half, Adalah’s lawyers, together with dozens of volunteer lawyers, have defended Palestinian citizens of Israel who have taken to the streets in protests across the country.
Adalah and partner human rights groups call on Israel to halt attacks on civilians in Gaza which raise grave suspicions of severe violations of international law that could amount to war crimes.
Adalah and Palestinian residents of Jerusalem neighborhood petition Israeli Supreme Court against police checkpoints; police only checking only IDs of Palestinians.