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2018-08-19
In statement to Supreme Court, gov't maintains Knesset is allowed to ignore international law anywhere it desires; Adalah: This signals Israel's intention to proceed with annexation of West Bank.
2018-08-14
Military testimonies received by Adalah shed light on 2014 attack that killed Bakr siblings on Gaza beach; AG's failure to respond shows Israeli investigation mechanism ineffective remedy for victims.
2018-08-12
Six human rights groups file petition to Israeli Supreme Court demanding it instruct state to immediately reverse all restrictions imposed by Israel on movement of goods through crossing.
2018-08-06
Adalah files Israeli Supreme Court petition on behalf of Arab political leadership in Israel, including High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens, the National Committee of Arab Mayors, and the...
2018-08-01
In 2017, Israel denied 21 exit permit applications by Gaza residents for alleged family ties to Hamas; during the first 3 months of 2018, number soared, exceeding 800, including cancer patients.
2018-07-19
New Basic Law approved by a Knesset vote of 62-55 has distinct apartheid characteristics and requires racist acts as a constitutional value.
2018-07-18
Israel maintains a practice of holding the bodies of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces, in order to use them as bargaining chips in negotiating a potential prisoner swap.
2018-07-15
Adalah: Proposed new Basic Law establishes a colonial regime and constitutionally anchors state discrimination against Palestinian citizens.
2018-06-25
Holocaust survivor was a world-renowned defender of Palestinian human rights and fought against the Occupation and oppression and for peace, justice, and the enforcement of international law.
2018-06-24
Arab members of Israeli parliament are currently facing three key violations of their rights as publicly-elected representatives.
2018-06-19
Security Council convenes to discuss Palestinian question; Adalah: Since Resolution 2334 approved in December 2016, Israel has issued bids for over 5,300 new settlement housing units; Israeli...
2018-06-13
Judge notes that Adalah's petition demanding bus stop construction was 'important' and that it 'bore fruit'; regional councils have 12 months to build bus stops.
2018-06-12
Israeli police gunned down Bedouin math teacher in January 2017; police actions and subsequent investigation found riddled with flaws, conflicts of interest, and obstruction of justice.
2018-06-11
Proposed Basic Law, authored by Joint List MKs Zahalka, Zoabi, and Azbarga, intended to enshrine principle of equal citizenship for every Israeli citizen.
2018-06-07
Adalah Attorney Soheir Assad to disciplinary committee: Constitutional law applies to university so disciplinary rules must uphold students’ rights to free speech.
2018-06-07
Court orders Knesset to provide survey of countries’ restrictions on parliamentarians’ travel; precedent: first time Ethics Code used to overtly restrict MK’s freedom of expression & movement.
2018-06-01
Adalah Attorney Suhad Bishara: Israeli similarly prevented Palestinian refugees from returning and seized their homes and property based on Israeli domestic law.
2018-05-31
Haifa hospital also concealed medical information from Jafar Farah, who was handcuffed to bed in violation of medical ethics; police verbally abused Arab nurse; Adalah & PHRI file complaints.
2018-05-29
Police violence did not end with the illegal arrests of 21 people, but continued with assaults of detained protesters during their transfer to the police station and inside the station.