Publications

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The Israeli Government's New Plan to Forcibly Displace and Dispossess Palestinian Bedouin Citizens of Israel from their Land in the Naqab (Negev).
2016's top five human rights concerns: forced displacement, discriminatory laws, 'shoot to kill' policy, education and employment gaps, shrinking civil society space.
The Israeli government announced a relaxation in the police’s detailed ‘rules of engagement’, leading to a dramatic increase in many instances of what appear to be extra-judicial executions.
In March and April 2016, Adalah worked closely with a coalition of civil society partners to bring There Is A Field, a new play by Jen Marlowe, to nearly 2,000 people in cities and universities...
Marketing of land by Israel Land Authority is predominantly carried out in Jewish and mixed Arab-Jewish areas, while almost no effort is invested in solving housing shortage in Arab communities.
Many of these practices violate Israel’s international obligations as a signatory to the UN Convention against Torture, which prohibits torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.
Many of these concerns also apply to violations of the human rights of Palestinians living under occupation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
On Human Rights Day 2015, Adalah has compiled a summary of 10 unjust and discriminatory decisions made by the Supreme Court this year, on petitions filed by Adalah and other partner organizations.
2015-09-29
A new legislative amendment does not offer any remedy to the victims of the harshest methods Israel uses to elicit confessions during interrogations: namely, Palestinian security detainees and who...
In October 2000, Israeli police killed 13 Palestinian citizens during demonstrations in Israel. Despite the Or Commission finding no justification for the deadly force, not a single officer has...
2015-09-10
The difference between two Supreme Court rulings on land rights cases lies in the difference between what Israel views as “unwanted” Arab Bedouin citizens, versus Jewish citizens who “protect...
Adalah's legal, international and media campaign to achieve accountability and justice for violations of international law by Israel in the Gaza Strip.
Position paper on the flaws and dangers of the ruling that allows the destruction of a Bedouin village in order to build a Jewish town over its ruins.
This report gives an insight into the flagship legal casework that Adalah’s lawyers have litigated before the courts and argued before state authorities.
2015-05-14
This article, written by Adalah Attorney Myssana Morany, was published in Ha'aretz on 14 May 2015.
A public campaign to stop Israel's plan to demolish an Arab Bedouin village in order to build a Jewish town over its ruins.
To this day, Israel has no legislation that establishes or prohibits torture as a crime, as defined in the UN human rights treaties to which Israel is a party.
The 2015 Israeli elections saw an unprecedented level of racist incitement against Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel, which played a critical part in the election's events and results. Regardless...
When news spread last December that Minister Benny Begin had recommended, and Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu had accepted, to halt the legislative process of the Prawer-Begin bill, neither the...
In late 2003, the Israeli Government decided to establish the ‘Abu Basma’ Regional Council in the Naqab/Negev region of southern Israel. Placed within its jurisdiction were a number of Arab...