Adalah in the News: 2014

Adalah in the News: 2014

December 2014

High Court hears petition against law raising electoral threshold by Revital Hovel - Haaretz, 29 December 2014

High court judge on electoral cut off law: What if there were no Arabs in the Knesset? by Yonah Jeremy Bob and Ariel Ben Solomon - Jerusalem Post, 28 December 2014

High Court rejects Gazans' petition seeking entry into Israel in order to sue state by Revital Hovel - Haaretz, 20 December 2014

District court orders lower court do-over on decision to convict MK Barakei by Yonah Jeremy Bob - Jerusalem Post, 15 December 2014

U.S. torture report shows the dangers of Israel's legal loopholes by Nadeem Shehadeh and Amjad Iraqi - +972 Magazine, 13 December 2014

High court rejects Zoabi's petition against Knesset ban by Yonah Jeremy Bob - Jerusalem Post, 10 December 2014

High Court raps Haneen Zoabi for remarks on the kidnapped-teens case by Revital Hovel - Haaretz, 9 December 2014

The Knesset v. Zoabi: Israeli Arab MK's politics put on trial by Mairav Zonszein - +972 Magazine, 9 December 2014

Jewish nation-state law is anti-peace, anti-equality - Jewish Voice for Peace, 2 December 2014

Democracy and Religion in Israel - New York Times (Letters), 1 December 2014


November 2014

Palestinian citizens of Israel say nation bill confirms reality of exclusion by Bethan Staton - Middle East Eye, 30 November 2014

Rights groups go to High Court to end demolitions of homes by Revital Hovel - Haaretz, 28 November 2014

The 'Jewish Nation-State Law': Turning liberal Zionism on its head by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man - +972 Magazine, 28 November 2014

The 'Jewish state bill' doesn't matter to us, Palestinians by Waad Ghantous - Al Jazeera English, 27 November 2014

Israel's Jewish state bill: assessing the wider impact by Jonathan Cook - Middle East Eye, 26 November 2014

Israel approves 'Jewish state' bill, pushes for right to revoke citizenship - Al Akhbar English, 24 November 2014

Israel cabinet votes to enshrine 'Jewish state' in law - Maan News, 24 November 2014

Israeli cabinet approves 'Jewish state' law - Middle East Eye, 23 November 2014

Attorney General opposes Israel's 'Jewish state' draft law - Al-Arabiya, 23 November 2014

Israel cabinet votes on enshrining 'Jewish state' in law by AFP - Al-Arabiya, 23 November 2014

Netanyahu govt approves disputed bill making Israel nation-state of the Jewish people - Russia Today, 23 November 2014

Interior Minister orders Ashkelon mayor to rescind anti-Arab employment order by Shirly Seidler - Haaretz, 21 November 2014

Israeli leaders decry mayor's Arab ban by AFP - Al-Monitor, 20 November 2014

Arabs strongly reject 'Jewish state' bill, but some Druse support by Ariel Ben Solomon - Jerusalem Post, 16 November 2014

Police shooting puts Justice Ministry unit to the test - Haaretz Editorial, 11 November 2014

Clashes in Israeli Arab town continue for third day by Jack Khoury - Haaretz, 11 November 2014

Palestinian citizens of Israel protest across country following police killing of Kheir Hamdan - Mondoweiss, 10 November 2014

New Israel Fund partners with Israel Football Association on racism project as IFA segregates Israeli youth league by Annie Robbins - Mondoweiss, 10 November 2014

If you're an Arab, they shoot first by Oudeh Bisharat - Haaretz, 10 November 2014

Tensions on the rise as Palestinians in Israel protest police shooting - Palestine Monitor, 10 November 2014

Israeli Arabs furious over Galilee killing by Ariel Ben Solomon - Jerusalem Post, 10 November 2014

Israel on the edge as Palestinian citizens take to the streets again by Bethan Staton - Middle East Eye, 9 November 2014

Clashes, general strike in north Israel after shooting - The National, 9 November 2014

Video captures execution of Palestinian citizen by Israeli police by Ali Abunimah - Electronic Intifada, 9 November 2014

Israeli Arabs strike as thousands protest deadly police shooting by Batsheva Sobelman - Los Angeles Times, 9 November 2014

'We will not be silent' by Patrick Strickland - Al Jazeera English, 9 November 2014

Police execute Palestinian citizen in the Galilee? - Alternative Information Center, 9 November 2014

Arabs declare general strike as thousands riot to protest shooting death by police by Lahav Harkov, Ben Hartman - Jerusalem Post, 8 November 2014



October 2014

Minority Life in Israel by Rula Jebreal - New York Times, 27 October 2014

Mounting Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Reverberate on the Soccer Pitch by James Dorsey - Huffington Post, 25 October 2014

Normally mixed soccer league sued for allegedly booting some Arabs into separate division by Yonah Jeremy Bob - Jerusalem Post, 22 October 2014

Next 'Arab Idol' may be Israeli by Areej Haboun - Haaretz, 18 October 2014

Arabs from Israel risk arrest for 'Arab Idol' show - Ynet, 17 October 2014

Living in Israel, travelling to Beirut, singing for Palestine by Areej Hazboun - Times of Israel, 17 October 2014

The Hand That Feeds Fights Back by John Anderson - New York Times, 16 October 2014

Suha Arraf on her 'stateless' Palestinian film by Patrick Strickland - Electronic Intifada, 9 October 2014

Court reverses Israeli attempt to silence Palestinian radio by Creede Newton - Middle East Eye, 8 October 2014

MK Haneen Zoabi appeals to High Court over Knesset sanctions by Jack Khoury - Haaretz, 7 October 2014

MK Zoabi petitions High Court against removal from Knesset by Aviel Magnezi, 7 October 2014

Israel police brutality remains unchecked 14 years after massacre of Palestinian citizens by Patrick Strickland - Electronic Intifada, 7 October 2014

Israeli Arab radio to continue broadcast during Yom Kippur - Times of Israel, 3 October 2014

Adalah files petition against Broadcasting Authority over Yom Kippur broadcast ban by Ariel Ben Solomon - 2 October 2014

Silencing dissent in Israel – continued by Mairav Zonszein - +972 Magazine, 1 October 2014



September 2014

Israeli Supreme Court Made Unjust Decision in Upholding 'Segregation Law' by Amjad Iraqi - Huffington Post, 30 September 2014

A Conspicuous Absence on Israel's List of Top Baby Names by Jodi Rudoren - New York Times, 30 September 2014

Arabs in Israel decry racial discrimination by Patrick Strickland - Al Jazeera English, 29 September 2014

Israel's newest Supreme Court Justice and the rule of law in Israel by Salah Mohsen - +972 Magazine, 29 September 2014

Israel exploring ways to 'lower birthrate' of Bedouins, says minister by Patrick Strickland - Electronic Intifada, 29 September 2014

Israeli court upholds 'discriminatory' laws by Bethan Staton - Middle East Eye, 25 September 2014

More than 90% of complaints against police not investigated, ministry says by Yaniv Kubovich - Haaretz, 24 September 2014

The Gaza op cover-up by Sawsan Zaher - YNet English, 21 September 2014

Israeli Supreme Court upholds racist 'admissions committees' law - MEMO, 19 September 2014

Contradicting its own ruling, Israel's Supreme Court legalizes segregated communities by Amjad Iraqi - +972 Magazine, 18 September 2014

High Court upholds residential screening law, enabling Jewish villages to keep Arabs out by Revital Hovel and Jack Khoury - Haaretz, 18 September 2014

Israeli high court upholds racist 'admissions committees' law by Charlotte Silver - Electronic Intifada, 18 September 2014

Adalah demand investigation into Israeli war crimes in Gaza - Al Akhbar, 18 September 2014

Israel Supreme Court upholds racist law allowing communities to deny housing based on ethnicity, religion or race - PNN, 18 September 2014

Israel rights group calls for international Gaza probe - The Daily Star, 18 September 2014

Israeli High Court of Justice upholds controversial residential screening law - i24 News, 18 September 2014

Israeli Supreme Court criticized over law allowing communities vet potential newcomers by Inna Lazareva - The Telegraph, 18 September 2014

Razor-thin majority of High Court uphold law used to exclude Israeli-Arabs by Yonah Jeremy Bob - Jerusalem Post, 17 September 2014

Six still under house arrest 10 months after Bedouin rally by Shirly Seidler - Haaretz, 16 September 2014

The Humanitarian Myths of Israel's 'Roof-Knocking' Policy in Gaza by Amjad Iraqi - Huffington Post, 9 September 2014

Palestinian Bedouin homes demolished by Israel by Patrick Strickland - Electronic Intifada, 5 September 2014



August 2014

The intolerable mistake by Samuel Maoz - Haaretz, 29 August 2014

Culture, Economy Ministries withdraw Israeli funds from 'Palestinian' film by Lahav Harkov - Jerusalem Post, 27 August 2014

A guide for the perplexed: What's the story with 'Villa Touma'? - Haaretz, 27 August 2014

Palestinians in Israel and West Bank endure arrest campaign by Patrick Strickland - Middle East Eye, 26 August 2014

I am an Arab, Palestinian and citizen of Israel - I have the right to define my own identity by Suha Arraf - Haaretz, 24 August 2014

Anti-Arab hate grows in Israel with rise of the right by Haroon Siddiqui - Toronto Star, 20 August 2014

Palestinians in Israel beaten, arrested for Gaza support by Patrick Strickland - Electronic Intifada, 19 August 2014

Israeli left finds itself isolated after Gaza war by Mirren Gidda - Time Magazine, 18 August 2014

Israel Police's war against Arab protesters by Nir Hasson and Yaniv Kubovich - Haaretz, 16 August 2014

Arab citizens of Israel accuse Israel lawmakers of racial incitement - MEMO, 15 August 2014

ACRI, Adalah: Knesset violating Zoabi's right to free expression by Lahav Harkov - Jerusalem Post, 14 August 2014

Stop political persecution in Israel's film industry - Haaretz Editorial, 8 August 2014

Israel cracks down on dissent by Mya Guarnieri - +972 Magazine, 7 August 2014

As Gaza War ebbs, Israeli Arabs feel under threat by Shira Rubin - Christian Science Monitor, 6 August 2014

Israel cracks down on anti-war protesters by Mya Guarnieri - Al Jazeera English, 5 August 2014

Zoabi questions fairness of police treatment, demands probe into threats on her life by Jack Khoury - Haaretz, 3 August 2014



July 2014

With Zoabi's Suspension, Knesset moves toward fascism by Aeyal Gross - Haaretz, 30 August 2014

Israel’s Gaza backlash targets Arab minority by Jonathan Cook - Middle East Eye, 30 July 2014

NGO demands state allow legal representation to Gaza detainees by Yonah Jeremy Bob - Jerusalem Post, 28 July 2014

Arabs in Israel: Do we belong? - The Economist, 26 July 2014

Israel arrests activist for hosting Skype chat with resistance icon Leila Khaled by Patrick Strickland - Electronic Intifada, 26 July 2014

Israelis accused of torturing Palestinian child detainees by Ahmad Melhem - Al Monitor, 25 July 2014

The Gaza War has done terrible things to Israeli society by Lisa Goldman - The Globe and Mail, 24 July 2014

What’s different in Israel this time by Lisa Goldman - Chicago Sun-Times, 24 July 2014

Following wave of protests, Israel arrests scores of Arab activists, minors by Hagar Sheizaf - +972 Magazine, 23 July 2014

On Israel-Palestine and BDS: Chomsky replies by Noam Chomsky - The Nation, 22 July 2014

In Gaza, Epithets Are Fired and Euphemisms Give Shelter by Jodi Rudoren - New York Times, 20 July 2013

Palestinians in Israel demand war crimes probe for Gaza by Ali Abunimah - Electronic Intifada, 15 July 2014

How Chomsky obscures Israel’s true nature by Nadia Ben-Youssef - The Nation, 10 July 2014

Israeli Arab unrest could intensify as military operations in Gaza expand by Ariel Ben Solomon - Jerusalem Post, 9 July 2014

Sharp drop in Israeli Arab demonstrations by Jack Khoury - Haaretz, 9 July 2014

Adalah: Israeli Health Ministry of Health and businesses boycott Arab towns in Israel - Middle East Monitor, 8 July 2014

Palestinians in Israel protest as anger grows by Patrick Strickland - Al Jazeera English, 8 July 2014

NGO appeals detention of minors for alleged rioting following Khdeir murder by Yonah Jeremy Bob - Jerusalem Post, 8 July 2014


June 2014

Israel's Collective Punishment of Palestinians in Operation Brother's Keeper - Lawyers ask for British intervention by Jews for Justice in Palestine - Global Research, 26 June 2014

Human Rights Organizations call for an end to Israel's Collective Punishment Against Palestinians by Chris Carlson - IMEMC, 24 June 2014

Druze refuse to join Israel military service by Patrick Strickland - Al Jazeera English, 24 June 2014

Human Rights groups: Don't punish Palestinian masses by Stuart Winer - Times of Israel, 22 June 2014

IDF kills two Palestinians far from center of search operation by Michael Omer-Man - +972 Magazine, 22 June 2014

Court overturns barring of left-wing activist from Haifa street by Eli Ashkenazi - Haaretz, 17 June 2014

Israeli Health Ministry shrinks from its responsibility to prevent shakling of hospitaized hunger-striking prisoners - Wafa, 16 June 2014

Bedouin village of Al-Araqib demolished for the 70th time despite court proceedings by Julia Couzinet - Mondoweiss, 16 June 2014

Human Rights Centre: Israel brutally humiliating hospitalised prisoners on hunger-strike - MEMO, 13 June 2014

NGO asks Nitzan to order IPS to improve hunger striker conditions by Yonah Jeremy Bob - Jerusalem Post, 12 June 2014

Israel demolishes activist camp, evicts Palestinian returnees from their village by Patrick Strickland - Electronic Intifada, 11 June 2014

Palestinian kids detail abusive interrogations, arrests by Fady Khoury - +972 Magazine, 8 June 2014

Hunger-striking prisoners punished by Israel by Maureen Clare Murphy - Electronic Intifada, 7 May 2014

Netanyahu threatens to force-feed hunger striking Palestinian prisoners by Maureen Clare Murphy - Electronic Intifada, 6 June 2014

New testimonies from Palestinian children tortured by Israeli authorities by Ben Norton - Mondoweiss, 5 June 2014

Human rights groups reveal cruel treatment of Palestinian children by Israel - MEMO, 4 June 2014

Reflections on a debate between a liberal and an anti-liberal Zionist by Mira Sucharov - Haaretz, 3 June 2014

Court backs Haifa U suspension of Arab student groups for Nakba protest by Yarden Skop - Haaretz, 2 June 2014



Israel approves plan to build 'National Park' on lands of Palestinian villages Al-'Issawiya and At Tur in East Jerusalem - Palestinian News Network, 27 May 2014

Israel approves plan to build 'National Park' in Palestinian land in Jerusalem - Wafa, 27 May 2014

Court stops Israeli university suspension of Palestinians for commemorating the Nakba by Patrick O. Strickland - Electronic Intifada, 22 May 2014

Students protesting Nakba to return to campus by Yonah Jeremy Bob - Jerusalem Post, 21 May 2014

Judge orders return of suspended Haifa U students by Yarden Skop - Haaretz, 21 May 2014

Palestinian security prisoners declare massive hunger strike by Elhanan Miller - Times of Israel, 21 May 2014

Israel approves illegal confiscation of 700 dunams of Palestinian lands by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC, 19 May 2014

New government criteria for VAT exemptions on housing draw accusations of racism by Niv Elis - Jerusalem Post, 12 May 2014

Bedouin village wins major ruling as court blocks state's demolition plans by Amjad Iraqi - +972 Magazine, 6 May 2014

Price tag terror: Is Israel facing a war between religions? by Hussein Abu Hussein - Haaretz, 5 May 2014

Court blocks demolition of Beduin village in South by Yonah Jeremy Bob - Jerusalem Post, 2 May 2014

Court rejects state's request to demolish Bedouin village by Shirly Seidler - Haaretz, 1 May 2014



Palestinian activist given house arrest for a Facebook status by Edo Konrad - +972 Magazine, 29 April 2014

Israeli Arab sentenced to house arrest for Facebook comment against enlistment of Arab Christians by Ariel Ben Solomon - Jerusalem Post, 29 April 2014

Journalist Majd Kayyal speaks out after Shin Bet interrogation by Gideon Levy and Alex Levac – Haaretz, 26 April 2014

'The Shin Bet was very nice, and therein lies their racism' by Rami Younis - +972 Magazine, 23 April 2014

Journalists: Only Israeli Arabs prosecuted for going to enemy states by Gili Cohen – Haaretz, 21 April 2014

The arrest of an Israeli Arab journalist was the ultimate false arrest – Haaretz, 20 April 2014

New York Times wrestles with Israel's gag orders – Haaretz, 20 April 2014

How one Palestinian citizen challenged Israel's 'enemy state' policy by Salah Mohsen - +972 Magazine, 19 April 2014

Israel's double standard on reporters visiting enemy states by Zvi Bar'El – Haaretz, 18 April 2014

New York Times obeys Israel's gag order over journalist's arrest by Roy Greenslade – The Guardian, 18 April 2014

The New York Times agrees to be gagged by Israel by Ali Abunimah – Electronic Intifada, 18 April 2014

Gag order from Israeli court raises questions by Margaret Sullivan – New York Times, 18 April 2014

Israel frees jailed Palestinian journalist by Gregg Carlstrom – Al Jazeera English, 18 April 2014

Arab-Israeli activist is moved to house arrest by Isabel Kershner – New York Times, 17 April 2014

Selective prosecution: In Israel, not all citizens are created equal by Lisa Goldman - +972 Magazine, 17 April 2014

Israel's double standard on cross-border loyalties by Haggai Matar - +972 Magazine, 17 April 2014

Israeli Arab journalist arrested upon return from Beirut visit – Haaretz, 17 April 2014

Israeli Arab journalist held after visiting Lebanon by Aron Donzis – Times of Israel, 17 April 2014

Palestinian-Israeli journalist on bail after incommunicado detention by Dimi Reider - +972 Magazine, 17 April 2014

Israeli secret police holding journalist in cell with no bed or window by Ali Abunimah - Electronic Intifada, 17 April 2014

How did Israel's Shabak make Majd Kayyal disappear? Free Haifa Blog, 16 April 2014

Israel's incommunicado detention of journalist raised at State Department briefing by Ali Abunimah - Electronic Intifada, 15 April 2014

Shin Bet gags reporting on secret arrest of Israeli-Palestinian journalist-activist by Richard Silverstein - 14 April 2014

Israel places journalist in incommunicado detention by Ali Abunimah - Electronic Intifada, 13 April 2014

Over the threshold: Israel's new 'governability' laws entrench the settlements even further by Joseph Dana – The National, 10 April 2014



38 years later, Israel gives Palestinians new reasons to commemorate Land Day by Amjad Iraqi - +972 Magazine, 30 March 2014

Resource: Israel's persistent policy of land discrimination - +972 Magazine, 30 March 2014

Palestinian women reaffirming identity and contextualising their struggle in the Naqab by Rich Wiles – Middle East Monitor, 26 March 2014

Hadash MK Barkei convicted of hitting right-wing protester, acquitted of more serious charge by Ariel Ben Solomon – Jerusalem Post, 23 March 2014

Israeli politician convicted of assaulting right-wing activist at 2006 protest by Revital Hovel – Haaretz, 23 March 2014

MK Mohammed Barakeh convicted for 2006 altercation – Times of Israel, 23 March 2014

Israeli-Arab municipalities collect 70% less property taxes by Ariel Ben Solomon – Jerusalem Post, 23 March 2014

Israeli court rejects appeal against demolition of Bedouin village – Maan News, 20 March 2014

Israel extends ban on Palestinian family unification by Chloe Benoist – Al Akhbar, 20 March 2014

Israeli army rescinds limits on lawyers meeting with clients in military jails by Amira Hass – Haaretz, 18 March 2014

Beduin protest over house demolitions outside Prime Minister’s Residence by Ariel Ben Solomon – Jerusalem Post, 18 March 2014

Palestinians should not renounce their history by Tareq Baconi and Zachariah Sammour – The Hill, 16 March 2014

MKs set to battle over flagship coalition bills by Jonathan Lis – Haaretz, 9 March 2014

Palestinians in Israel reject ‘colonial, sectarian law’ by Patrick O. Strickland – Electronic Intifada, 4 March 2014



Law dividing Christians, Muslims is a classic colonial tactic by Amjad Iraqi - +972 Magazine, 28 February 2014

The slippery slope of Jewish banishment: from BDS all the way to Bibi by Chemi Salev – Haaretz, 28 February 2014

Israel: Concern about six administrative detainees currently on hunger strike and subjected to punitive measures – World Organisation Against Torture, 26 February 2014

Adalah founder assails myth of ‘Jewish and democratic’ state by Alex Kane – Mondoweiss, 20 February 2014

New SodaStream factory could help destroy Bedouin agriculture by Andrew Beale – Electronic Intifada, 20 February 2014

A Jew’s dead dog has more rights than a Bedouin in the Negev by Allison Deger – 17 February 2014

Analysis: Will a middle-of-the-road compromise on anti-boycott law mean no wins? by Yonah Jeremy Bob – Jerusalem Post, 17 February 2014

State defends anti-boycott law: Freedom of expression in Israel isn’t like U.S. by Revital Hovel – Haaretz, 16 February 2014

Full High Court hears state defend Anti-Boycott Law by Yonah Jeremy Bob – Jerusalem Post, 16 February 2014

Palestinians’ Hope by Cesar Chelala – Women’s International Perspective, 5 February 2014



Israeli car rental firm blacklists Arab families by Jack Khoury – Haaretz, 31 January 2014

Palestinians in Israel: Trapped in the ghetto by Jonathan Cook – Al Jazeera English, 31 January 2014

Palestinians aim to win back right to appeal property confiscations in military court by Chaim Levinson – Haaretz, 17 January 2014


Shamir to Post: Changes will be made to Beduin resettlement plan before new push by Ariel Ben Solomon – Jerusalem Post, 8 January 2014