Adalah's Newsletter Volume 62, July 2009


Volume 62, July 2009
Land & Planning Rights
Position paper on behalf of the High Follow-up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel: Critique of the Israeli government's land reform bill
Adalah and ACRI to AG Mazuz: Cancel the land swap agreement between the Israel Land Administration and the Jewish National Fund as it violates the rules of public law and the right to equality
Adalah and Kfar Kama residents petition Nazareth District Court to change land tender procedures that give preference to former Israeli soldiers
Adalah poses questions regarding the ICJ Advisory Opinion on the Wall | Responses:
  Looking Back
By Diana Buttu, Attorney
  Barriers to Enforcement
By John Reynolds, Al Haq
Unrecognized Villages
Adalah petitions Supreme Court to compel connection of two Arab Bedouin schools in the Naqab (Negev) to the national electricity network
Supreme Court affirms urgent need for educational counselors in Arab Bedouin schools in the Naqab but opts for courses first to overcome shortfall of professionals
Language and Culture Rights
Adalah to Transport Minister: Decision to Hebraicize the road signs and exclude the Arabic names of towns and villages in Israel must be cancelled
Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)
    Update Report: On the Israeli military’s continued use of Palestinian civilians, including minors, as human shields  
Water Rights
Adalah demands restoration of water to the Arab town of Daliyat al-Carmel in the north of Israel after water company cuts off supply

  Adalah’s Newsletter is a monthly publication issued in Arabic, Hebrew and English. It highlights Adalah’s main activities, provides analysis of human rights issues, and links to new reports. Suggestions, articles and commentaries from our readers are welcome. View previous volumes

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