Adalah's Newsletter Volume 54, November 2008


Volume 54, November 2008
Press Conference: Adalah and Civic Coalition File Objection to New Jerusalem Regional Master Plan
New Master Plan will prevent the development of Palestinian neighborhoods and further entrench the settlements 
Economic, Social and Education Rights
Supreme Court gives state until May 2009 to cancel “National Priority Areas”
Political Participation Rights
Supreme Court rejects petition filed by the Movement for Quality Government to disqualify the al-Jabha (Hadash) party from the Sakhnin Municipality
Reflections on South Africa
Arab political activists and academics reflect on their recent trip to South Africa and discuss what can be learned from the struggle against Apartheid 
Land, Planning and Housing Rights
Adalah to Supreme Court: Arab family must be permitted to rent home from Jewish Israeli family in Moshav Nevatim despite the moshav's racist objections
Adalah demands that the court prevent the expulsion of 1,000 Arab Bedouin from their homes in Atir-Umm el-Hieran and the destruction of their village in the Naqab (Negev)
Adalah petitions Supreme Court demanding that a safe access road be constructed to the school in the Arab Bedouin unrecognized village of Al-Sayyid in the Naqab
Prisoners' Rights
Adalah demands that Israel Prison Service end discrimination against Palestinian political prisoners in the provision of  educational and social services  
Interactive Video Feature
Arab law students speak out about studying at Israeli universities and colleges

  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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