Publications

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At a very high cost, the US case confirms that torture does not work by any measure. No modern regime or society is more secure as a result of torture. Its use spreads, its harms multiply, and its...
The judge: We will begin to hear the case of The State of Israel v. Abed Aghbariya. How does the defendant plead? The defense attorney: The defendant pleads not guilty, your honor. Since his...
Operational debriefings are not sufficient to refute the serious suspicions that arise from the testimonies of Palestinian victims and the picture of devastation in Gaza, which suggest that war...
This paper will examine the legality of the recent Israeli military attack on members of the civilian police force and the bombing of government buildings and Hamas institutions in Gaza carried out...
Despite the media deluge around a possible prisoner exchange, several elements were conspicuously missing and almost never mentioned or discussed. In general, the Palestinian prisoners continued to...
Four days after Adalah submitted the salt petition to support 2,000 hunger striking prisoners in 2004, the Supreme Court heard the case and dismissed it without explanation. Two days later, the...
Interview with Rene Antezana: The program coordinator of Podor Local ("Local Power"), an NGO affiliated to Unitas (the national union of institutions for social action work), working to develop...
It is easier to write an article that tackles a legal issue than one analyzing an interdisciplinary issue. In the case of a legal question, it is usually clear which issue is in question, which law...
In October 2008, a delegation comprised of the general secretaries of Arab political parties in Israel and academics and political activists traveled to South Africa to participate in an intensive...
In 2008, the Israeli Parliament (the Knesset) considered many new pieces of "anti-Arab" legislation, several of which have been enacted into law. Some of these new laws and proposed bills are...
Several months ago, the media published a news item about the Ministry of Education’s plan to remove Arabic language studies from the core curricula of Hebrew-language schools. The article...
Following the Israeli Supreme Court’s ruling in 1999 prohibiting torture, it seemed – or at least we hoped – that the era of torture in Israel was over, and with it the shameful complicity of...
The detainees at Guantánamo Bay have collectively become Kafka’s “man” who waits at the door until he is on the verge of death. When the man asks the doorkeeper why, even though everyone...
The protest by Arab citizens of Israel against the State Prosecutor's Office decision to indict ten young Arabs from Shafa’amr for attacking Natan Zada is appropriate. It is a protest against the...
During its last term, the Knesset’s debated a “marathon” of racist laws before retiring for the Passover holidays, after having fulfilled its national obligations to the utmost degree. On 29...
On 14 May 1948, the city of Jaffa fell; of the close to 100,000 Palestinians who had lived in the city until that time, less than 4,000 remained. The people of Jaffa were congregated into the Al...
In practice, the Citizenship Law creates three hierarchical paths for receiving citizenship in Israel: The first, the highest rung on the hierarchical ladder, is reserved for Jews under the Law of...
This month Israel celebrated its 60th anniversary and a panoply of politicians and celebrities honored its achievements. The star attraction at the official celebrations was undoubtedly George...
In this short article, I will discuss the legal culture of the state’s agents, who represent the official positions of Israel in cases regarding discrimination against the Arab national minority....
The metaphor of the Gaza Strip as the world’s largest prison is unfortunately outdated. Israel now treats the Strip more like a zoo. For running a prison is about constraining or repressing...