Press Releases

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2021-10-22
Following the declaration of 6 Palestinian human rights groups as ‘terrorist organizations’ by the Israeli government, Adalah issued the following statement: ”The Israeli decision...
2021-10-17
Israeli Supreme Court ordered the State to pay fees in a petition filed on behalf of parents from Palestinian Arab villages in Misgav Council, after the Ministry of Education announced that it was...
2021-10-17
Petitions by residents, human rights and environmental groups, and local councils prevent sweeping approval of a national mining master plan, which includes the Sde Barir mine in the Naqab; the...
2021-10-17
Following a petition by Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel to the Israeli Supreme Court, the Ministry of Health agreed to issue the COVID-19 “Green Pass”...
2021-10-04
In a letter to the Prime Minister and top security officials, Adalah clarifies that the decision made by the special ministerial committee to combat crime and violence in Arab society drastically...
2021-10-01
Following the killing and injury of Palestinians by Israeli forces in the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and in the West Bank, twenty-one years ago on 29 September 2000, Palestinian citizens of Israel...
2021-09-15
The AG issued his response following Adalah’s demand to remove a fence that the Municipality of Akka (Acre) erected around the city’s Argaman Beach and after it expelled Palestinians from the...
2021-09-15
10,000 residents of the the recognized village of Al Fura’a in the Naqab are facing imminent forced displacement and dispossession.
2021-09-02
Police claim the new “Mista'aravim” counter-terror unit is aimed towards fighting organized crime; Adalah to Police Commissioner and AG: Designating a special unit to a specific ethnic group is...
2021-08-23
Construction of the planned railway will require the demolition of homes belonging to Bedouin families and will block access to neighboring family homes, hurt residents’ income and will not give...
2021-08-19
On 18 August 2021, Adalah published “The Israeli Supreme Court and the COVID-19 Emergency”, a comprehensive report that analyzes Court decisions in 88 cases brought during the first...
2021-08-19
The investigation was opened following Adalah's complaints against the illegal use of force, including torture, by the station's police officers against Palestinian detainees, citizens of Israel,...
2021-08-18
In a split decision of 2-to-1, the Court determined that the Israeli military has the authority to hold Palestinian bodies as bargaining chips, even without relying on a Cabinet Decision; Justice...
2021-08-07
Adalah takes urgent legal action in response to new measures enforced in three cities, and as new checkpoints and barriers are erected; Mayors and city councils explicitly proclaim that they aim to...
2021-08-02
Adalah sent a letter to the Israeli Military Advocate General (MAG) and to the Israeli Attorney General (AG) on 2 August 2021 on behalf of the Palestinian Health Work Committees (HWC) in the...
2021-07-30
According to official governmental data the six Arab Bedouin towns in the Naqab have the highest unemployment and poverty rates in the country.
2021-07-28
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...
2021-07-15
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.
2021-07-13
Adalah: The law is a discriminatory, vengeful tool that violates the basic principles of criminal law and the right to equality
2021-07-08
Adalah: The Law is illegitimate and violates the absolute prohibitions of international law