Press Releases

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Clinic served pregnant women, new mothers, and infants in two Haifa-area villages; closure forces patients to travel to more distant clinics despite lack of access to public transportation.
Special request to expand city's planning area might be approved before Interior Ministry has even finished investigating potential consequences to Arab villages.
Al Fura’a, home to 6,000 residents, was recognized by the state 11 years ago but the local outline plan for the village has yet to be completed.
Adalah petition demanded school bus stops, related safety infrastructure to resolve numerous hazards children currently face on their way to and from school.
Proposed amendment would give settlements equal legal status to that of communities in the Naqab, effectively annexing parts of the southern West Bank to Israel.
100 children from Umm Bidoun in country's south prevented from attending school after Israeli authorities suddenly install highway guardrail.
"Forced imposition of a political perspective is both offensive and humiliating. This harms the students' constitutional right to freedom of political expression."
Israeli Interior Minister's moves to revoke citizenship of those convicted of acts defined as "breaches of loyalty" are being applied in discriminatory manner against Palestinian citizens of Israel.
ILA is offering land tenders in at least seven West Bank settlements in 2016-2017; Adalah demands immediate halt to this illegal practice.
MK Jabareen: We are receiving reports of serious Israel Prison Service violations of hunger-strikers' rights. It is my right and obligation as a Knesset member to examine these reports.
MK Jabareen: "Our presence in the Knesset is not a favor from the Netanyahu government. We are in the Knesset in order to struggle to protect our rights."
IPS illegally filmed, distributed video claimed to be of Palestinian prisoner & hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti in his cell and bathroom; Adalah demands criminal probe of incident.
Demonstration by police at community relations event for 5th grade Israeli pupils contradicts the law, which only allows such force in situations of threats to life.
The undersigned human rights organizations hereby call on the international community to urge Israel to cease its ongoing, systematic human rights violations against the hunger-strikers.
Adalah demands Israel permit residents of Al Fura' to register to vote prior to upcoming regional elections; village was recognized by the state in 2006.
IPS’s rejection of requests to visit Barghouti interferes with Knesset Member’s role as elected public official to examine and scrutinize IPS policies regarding hunger strikers.
Following Supreme Court petition filed by Adalah and Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs, IPS compelled to end illegal punitive practice.
Israel Prison Service is in contempt of court for preventing meetings between lawyers and striking prisoners; Supreme Court ruled in 2004 this punitive practice is illegal.
Supreme Court, state have previously determined punitive tactic is illegal; Adalah demands Attorney General take immediate action.
Adalah petitions District Court against city's decision to use new building as a new sciences school, in violation of prior commitments.