Adalah's Newsletter Volume 42, November 2007


Volume 42, November 2007
   Supreme Court Due to Deliver its Decision on Petition against State’s Decision to Cut Supplies of Fuel and Electricity to the Gaza Strip
Palestinian International Campaign to End the Siege in Gaza
Christian Aid: Call to end the isolation of the Gaza Strip
Oxfam: Gaza siege puts public health at risk as water and sanitation services deteriorate
Prisoners’ Rights
Adalah and PCATI demand a criminal investigation into the extremely violent actions of prison guards that resulted in the death and injuries of Palestinian political prisoners
Adalah appeals to Supreme Court against district court decision to prevent attorney from meeting with Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons
On 20.11.07 Adalah welcomed Arthur Chaskalson, the former President of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the founder of the Legal Resources Centre and the lawyer of Nelson Mandela. Justice Chaskalson discussed the legal struggle against apartheid and drafting South Africa’s constitution with Arab civil society leaders and academics.
A video of Justice Chaskalson’s speech
Photographs of the visit
The Right to Education
Education Ministry orders the Led Municipality to register Arab children at preschools located close to their homes
Adalah demands that Education Ministry reinstate the personal care-giver to severely disabled Arab child to enable him to attend school
Land, Planning and Justice
Adalah and Bimkom demand recognition and master plan for unrecognized Arab Bedouin village of Atir-Umm al-Hieran in the Naqab
Adalah submits objection against master plan for metropolitan Beer el-Sabe as it violates the rights of Arabs in the Naqab to dignity, equality and suitable housing
Supreme Court orders Rakefet community town to set aside land for Arab family pending decision on petition demanding cancellation of selection committees, which exclude Arabs

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Study Day Invitation
Ibn Khaldoun, Mada al-Carmel and Adalah: On the Vision Documents, 13-14 Dec. 2007, Haifa University
International Advocacy

Adalah briefs representatives of consulates and embassies on legal developments regarding the Palestinian minority in Israel and the Palestinians in the OPT
United Nations

International Day Against Violence Against Women

29 November marks International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

UN Minorities Fellowship Program for Spring 2008
IHL Forum

Diakonia-AIDA International Humanitarian Law Forum, "Gaza: An International Law Perspective on the Current Situation" Al-Quds University,
3 December 2007
Job Opening
Adalah is recruiting a Resource Development Associate

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