Adalah's Newsletter Volume 59, April 2009


Volume 59, April 2009
Palestinian Prisoners' Day
  New data: Around 70% of the prisoners incarcerated in Israel are Arabs
Israel Prison Service bans the entry of books into the prisons and cuts broadcasting of Arabic television channels
Attorney General's office attempts to submit secret evidence to District Court to oppose Palestinian political prisoner's request for conjugal visits
UN Committee Against Torture to review Israel on 5 and 6 May 2009
  ‘Israel’s Internal Matter’: The Palestinian Prisoners of Zion
Dr. Anat Matar, Tel Aviv University

  Dilemmas of Representation in Defending the Rights of Palestinian Prisoners
Abeer Baker, Adalah Attorney
  On the Criminal Responsibility of the Israeli Army in Gaza
Fatmeh El-'Ajou, Adalah Attorney

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International Humanitarian Law
Adalah to Defense Minister Ehud Barak: Using Palestinian civilians as human shields during the military attack on Gaza is a war crime
Social and Employment Rights
Adalah and Sawt el-Amel submit lawsuit to Tel Aviv Regional Labor Court on behalf of Arab workers fired by the Israel Railway Company for not serving in the army
Adalah to Bank of Israel: Stopping the transfer of National Insurance disability payments to over 5,000 Palestinians in Gaza violates their right to property 
Adalah challenges disability law that discriminates against non-Jewish immigrants in the provision of support allowances
Land and Planning Rights
Jerusalem Planning Committee delays hearing objections submitted by Adalah in the name of Palestinian residents, mayors, and NGOs against the Eastern Ring Road

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