Adalah's Newsletter Volume 63, August 2009


Volume 63, August 2009
Education Rights
Following Adalah’s intervention, Education Ministry commits to opening an Arab high school in Led (Lod) for the 2009/2010 school year
New Data on Education: The drop-out rate among Arab students in grades 9-12 is 7.2%, almost double the rate of Jewish students, at 3.7% (2008)
    Arab Education in Israel: Between the Discourse of Struggling Identity and
Low Achievement
Dr. Khaled Abu Asbeh,
Board of Directors, Adalah
    On Institutional Discrimination in the Implementation of Israeli Supreme
Court Decisions
Sawsan Zaher,
Adalah Attorney
Workers' Rights
Al Mezan, Adalah and others petition Israeli Supreme Court to order National Insurance Institute to transfer disability payments to Palestinian workers in Gaza immediately
Land and Planning Rights
Israel is Selling Lands in the Occupied Territories: Adalah Position Paper on the State's Privatization of Land in Settlements in the Golan Heights and East Jerusalem
Adalah Attorney Suhad Bishara 

Adalah Urban and Regional Planner Hana Hamdan
    Video: On 3.8.09 the Knesset passed the new land reform law, which violates the property rights of Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinian refugees
Special summary report on the new Israel land reform law
Adalah to Israel Land Administration and Jewish National Fund: Stop plans to forest land belonging to Arab Bedouin in Al-Araqib village in the Naqab (Negev)
“Green Patrol” inspector assaults elderly Arab Bedouin woman from the Naqab and destroys her tent
Prisoners' Rights
Adalah and Haifa University Prisoners’ Rights Clinic: State Prosecutor is systematically violating the rights of Palestinian prisoners to fair trial procedures
Religious Rights
Adalah to Defense Minister: The right of Arab citizens of Israel to visit their families in Gaza during Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr is a constitutional right

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