Press Releases

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2017-01-18
Adalah: Israeli courts, gov't responsible for death of 50 year old; residents refute police claims of attack; eyewitnesses confirm Ya'akub Musa Abu Al-Qi'an lost control of car after police fired...
2017-01-15
Adalah to Israeli AG: Announcement of intent to indict Knesset Member Dr. Basel Ghattas before holding hearing is illegal and a discriminatory violation of his right to due process.
2017-01-12
Israeli military refuses to provide explanation for attack; Adalah, Al Mezan appeals military advocate's decision not to launch criminal investigation.
2017-01-04
Israeli military and civilian justice systems routinely turn blind eye to killings of Palestinians by soldiers and police officers.
2017-01-03
Moves to revoke citizenship currently proceeding solely against Arab Palestinian citizens of Israel suggest selective and discriminatory enforcement of the law.
2017-01-02
According to law enacted, a majority of 90 Knesset members may oust a serving Knesset member on two grounds: 1) incitement to racism; and 2) support for armed struggle against Israel.
2016-12-28
Ministry said budget gap was intended to reduce number of Arab citizens studying to be teachers; Adalah: Segregating funding on basis of ethnic origin is discriminatory.
2016-12-28
Resolution consistent with int'l humanitarian law; Adalah demands Israel abide by Security Council's calls to "immediately and completely" cease all settlement activities, including in East J'lem.
2016-12-20
Summary of Joint Briefing for Diplomats: 2016 Human Rights Year in Review and Outlook 2017, Occupied Palestinian Territory Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem – 30 November 2016.
2016-12-09
Human rights defenders advocating and working on Palestinian human rights around the world are facing intensifying threats and are increasingly targeted for their work.
2016-12-08
To mark International Human Rights Day 2016 and the 20 years since its establishment, Adalah has published an interactive timeline charting the last two decades of the legal, political and...
2016-12-06
2016's top five human rights concerns: forced displacement, discriminatory laws, 'shoot to kill' policy, education and employment gaps, shrinking civil society space.
2016-12-06
Bill violates both international and Israeli law; Israel is forbidden – as occupying power – to exploit occupied lands for its own political or civil purposes.
2016-11-27
Amendment to Israel's Civil Wrongs Law illegally releases state from all responsibility for harm caused to civilians, as long as they live in areas declared as 'enemy territory'.
2016-11-23
State provided court with inaccurate information regarding availability of immediate housing solution; false media reports indicate demolition postponed as result of court order.
2016-11-21
New Jewish town of 'Hiran' to be built on ruins of Arab Bedouin village in Israel's south; demolition to move forward despite court recognition residents are not illegal trespassers.
2016-11-20
Israeli police employ series of illegal practices against Palestinian Arab citizen protesters, including preventive arrests and dispersal of legal demonstrations.
2016-11-17
Managers ban employees from speaking Arabic even to Arab customers, say those who refuse to accept ban can quit; Adalah: ban and threat constitute violations of employees' rights.
2016-11-16
Adalah Attorney Sawsan Zaher joins NGOS, civil society organizations, and advocates from more than 70 countries to confront global systems perpetuating inequality, impoverishment, and dispossession.
2016-11-14
With great grief and sorrow, Adalah management and staff mourn the passing of Mrs. Nawal Bishara, mother of our esteemed colleague Adalah Attorney Suhad Bishara.