Press Releases

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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.
Ban imposes upon Arab citizens the Jewish religious law forbidding consumption of leavened bread products during Passover holiday.
After years of racist housing policies, new Israeli law paves the way for wave of home demolitions in Palestinian Arab communities in Israel.
Adalah, Negev Coexistence Forum held briefing held for diplomats in Israel highlighting rights violations faced by Bedouin citizens in the Naqab (Negev).
With great grief and sorrow, Adalah management and staff mourn the passing of Mrs. 'Afaf Jabareen, mother of our esteemed colleague Adalah founder and General Director Hassan Jabareen.
The law would expand the use of Israel's administrative powers to implement demolition and eviction orders and would increase the severity of financial penalties on homeowners.
Israel continues to sell property belonging to Palestinian refugees, place Palestinian land on the market for mass housing construction in West Bank settlements.
Adalah, Al Mezan, and Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights call on Human Rights Council to ensure Israelis responsible for killings, damages during 2014 Gaza war be held accountable.
Law allows revocation of citizenship based on unproven and speculative 'concern' that state security might be threatened.
UN: Every day, more women identify themselves as human rights defenders; European Union must act to prevent the further closing of civil society space in Israel.
Law violates most basic tenets of democracy by making political opinions a consideration that may prevent non-citizens from entering Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territory.
Impoverished seaside village of Jisr Az-Zarqa faces one of country's most severe housing shortages; local families lack more than 730 homes.
The current formula – a complex method of calculating budget distribution which differs for Arab and Jewish towns – leads to discrimination against Arab municipalities.
Israeli human rights organizations stand in solidarity with Human Rights Watch after Israel bars its entry; what is democracy without free speech, robust public debate and open criticism?
18-month sentence for soldier's killing of Palestinian was rare outcome; in overwhelming majority of cases, and contrary to int'l law, investigations are closed, often without justification.
From outset, Adalah maintained Israeli police and Public Security Minister Erdan's claims that Ya'akub Musa Abu Al-Qi'an was a terrorist were false and inflammatory.
Adalah joins partner organizations CIDSE and JLAC; CIDSE report examines forced displacement of Palestinians as a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Elor Azaria convicted of manslaughter in killing of Palestinian; Adalah General Director Hassan Jabareen: Case exceptional in its conviction but unexceptional in its minimal sentence.
Adalah, ACRI demand Knesset members reject bill that would prevent foreign non-residents who have publicly expressed support for BDS from entering Israel.