Press Releases

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2001-10-03
On Friday, 5 October 2001 at 14:00, Adalah and The Galilee Society will host a memorial followed by two panel discussions to commemorate the martyrs of October 2000. The event is open to the public...
2001-09-25
On 23 September 2001, Adalah staff attorney Marwan Dalal filed a petition to the Supreme Court on behalf of forty-nine petitioners including Parents’ Committees, pupils and NGOs against the...
2001-09-06
In a precedent-setting decision, delivered on 5 September 2001, the Supreme Court of Israel ordered the District Planning Committee to re-examine and resubmit the plan for Kammaneh, an unrecognized...
2001-09-05
Alik Ron, Northern District Police Commander, testified before the Or Commission for two days – Monday and Tuesday 3-4 September 2001. The main points of Ron’s testimony follow: Ron...
2001-08-30
On 24 August 2001, the Or Commission, which is “investigating the clashes, which involved police and Arab and Jewish citizens of Israel” in October 2000, delayed hearing the testimony...
2001-08-21
Today, Adalah staff attorney Marwan Dalal sent a letter to the Minister of Education, Limor Livnat, regarding her recent announcement that additional funding to Arab public schools would depend on...
2001-08-07
Today, Adalah staff attorney Marwan Dalal sent a letter to Attorney General Elyakim Rubenstein, regarding his instruction to open a police investigation against Member of Knesset (MK) Taleb A-Sana....
2001-08-07
Today, Adalah filed a petition on behalf of the National Committee of Arab Mayors, the Municipality of Nazareth and in its own name against the Ministry of the Interior (MOI), the Ministry of...
2001-07-11
I write in response to the government’s recent stepped-up policy of forceful demolition of Arab citizens’ homes. In recent months, State authorities have demolished the homes of many Arab...
2001-07-01
Today, Commander of the Northern District Police, Alik Ron, claimed that Adalah’s representation of the High Follow-up Committee for Arab Citizens in Israel and the family members of 13...
2001-06-21
Today, Adalah filed a pre-petition to the Attorney General’s office requesting that it take immediate action to end the strike currently taking place at the Labor Office in Nazareth. Adalah...
2001-06-14
Today, Hassan Jabareen, General Director of Adalah, sent a letter to Israeli Attorney General Elyakim Rubenstein regarding the opening of a criminal case against Member of the Knesset (MK) Azmi...
2001-05-31
Today, the Supreme Court of Israel dismissed a petition filed by Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and the Committee of the Martyrs’ Families against Uzi Landau, the...
2001-05-21
Today, in response to the conclusion of its 25th session, the UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (‘UN CESCR’) issued two letters condemning Israel’s violations...
2001-05-07
Today, Adalah filed a petition on behalf of the residents of seven Arab unrecognized villages in the Negev, the Regional Council for Unrecognized Villages in the Negev, the Association of 40, the...
2001-05-07
Today the Supreme Court rejected Adalah’s petition and ruled that an order calling for the demolition of a mosque in the village of Husseniya is valid and must be implemented. Until 1996,...
2001-04-25
Today, Adalah submitted a petition to the Supreme Court of Israel on behalf of the Committee of the Martyrs’ Families and in its own name, against Uzi Landau, the Minister of Internal...
2001-04-24
On 17 April 2001, Adalah wrote a letter to Mr.Yosif Barel, the manager of Channel 33, requesting that the station air live broadcasts of the Or Commission hearings. Adalah maintains that the...
2001-04-19
Today, Adalah wrote a letter to the Finance Minister calling upon him to secure tax breaks for the village of Mazra’ah similar to those granted to surrounding Jewish towns. Mazra’ah, an...
2001-03-25
On 25 March, Adalah filed a motion for an injunction and a petition to the Supreme Court on behalf of 35 mayors of Arab towns and villages against the Minister Internal Security; The Chief of...