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Over seven years have passed and we are racing against time, unable to overcome the obstacles to obtain the fleeting justice. Seven years and our train has not stopped except at the stations of...
We were delighted when the creative writer, Alaa Hlehel, received the "Beirut 39" Festival Prize as one of the best young authors in the ِArab world. This prize is deserved recognition of a worthy...
There is no doubt that the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn the Israeli Interior Minister’s decision (which in turn received a green light from the Prime Minister) to ban the author Alaa...
The case of author Ala Hlehel presented an opportunity for us, lawyers and Arabs in Israel, to test a range of issues related to the status of the Arab minority in Israel and its rights under...
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On Monday 31 May 2010, Israeli naval commandoes dropped from a helicopter onto one of the Freedom Flotilla ships en route to Gaza. They used live ammunition against the unarmed civilian passengers...
Words of acclaim for outgoing Attorney General Menachem Mazuz have by and large disregarded Mazuz’s stance toward Arab citizens of Israel.
This month a virulent offensive was launched against the New Israeli Fund (NIF) and human rights organizations based in Israel. Government ministers, Members of Knesset, senior journalists and NGOs...
On 9 December 2009, the Israeli Supreme Court rejected petitions by Gaza detainees and their relatives, together with Palestinian and Israeli human rights organizations against Israel’s general...
The Arab community in Israel uses a range of terms to define a complex and diverse group whose members share a common denominator: “disability.” The terms used include "handicapped", "disabled...
Recently, the State of Israel has made frequent use of prohibitions in law banning social and cultural contacts between its citizens and a large part of the Arab world. Israel claims that these...
Everyone knows that the State of Israel denies the story of Palestinian refugees. It is no secret. However this denial reaches new heights when the State of Israel itself is prepared to violate its...
Issued September 2009. Crowds of Palestinian citizens of Israel came out in December 2008 to demonstrate against "Operation Cast Lead", joined by Jewish Israelis. State authorities, including even...
In many articles in which the issue of Arab education in Israel has been raised, it has been shown that the educational system is not fulfilling its desired role. This is said not to confront those...
The duty to comply with judgments issued by the judiciary is based on the principle of the rule of law and is obligatory. The basic rationale behind the application of this principle of the rule of...
The privatization will also include the lands of the settlements and the areas planned for development located in the Occupied Territories of East Jerusalem and on the Golan Heights, which were...
The struggle against the Wall within the Israeli legal system has provided perhaps the starkest illustration in recent years of a broader debate that has raged for some time – whether petitioning...
Five years after the Advisory Opinion by the International Court Justice (ICJ) on the legality of the Wall, it is time to assess the legal strategies since employed, offer criticisms and reassess...
The Knesset Economic Committee recently considered the issue of the Israel Land Administration reform, and approved a draft law on the subject. The draft law, inter alia, institutes a regime of...
The new Israel Land Administration (ILA) legislation, which is currently being debated in the Knesset in the framework of the Economic Arrangements Law for 2009-2010, seeks to implement...