Adalah's Newsletter Volume 85, September 2011


Volume 85, September 2011
Housing Rights
After years of legal struggle, Israeli Supreme Court orders community town in northern Israel to admit Arab family
Prisoners and Detainees’ Rights

Adalah to District Court: Order Israel Prison Service to allow “security prisoners” to complete their academic education

Joint paper by Adalah, Al Mezan, and PHR-I to the EU-Israel Human Rights Working Group:  Key concerns regarding torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture: Report on solitary confinement, A/66/268

PHR-I, Adalah and Al Mezan Joint position paper on solitary confinement
Political Participation Rights
Tel Aviv Court hearing to decide on Adalah’s motion to cancel two charges issued against Arab MK Mohammed Barakeh 
Children’s Rights
Supreme Court orders state to explain why children who do not receive vaccinations will have their state-funded child allowance payments cut; law could harm thousands of Arab Bedouin children
Unrecognized Villages
Following Supreme Court decision, Adalah submits appeal to Water Tribunal to connect two unrecognized villages to water network

Adalah urges Government of Israel to reject Prawer Report as it violates the rights of the Arab Bedouin and will displace thousands from their homes

Commentary on Prawer Report: Adalah’s Director of the Naqab Project, Dr. Thabet Abu Ras, “Against a Forced Solution”

UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples issues strong recommendations to Israel regarding the rights of Arab Bedouin in the Naqab 


Adalah’s General Director, Attorney Hassan Jabareen, “Why the Palestinians can’t recognize a Jewish state” 

Article translated to Spanish

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