Adalah in the News: 2016

Media coverage of Adalah's work and cases.

January 2016


Palestinians in Israel accuse Netanyahu of incitement by Patrick Strickland - Al Jazeera English, 3 January 2016

OP-ED More police won't solve Arab crime in Israel by Amjad Iraqi- +972 Magazine, 3 January 2016

Palestinian Citizens of Israel hold the key by Philip Weiss - Mondoweiss, 5 January 2016

Arabs subjected to more bigotry: Israelis forced crew to kick Palestinians off plane in Greece by Ben Norton - Salon 6 January 2016

Ban on political groups in Israel leaves Gaza orphans destitute by Isra Saleh el-Namey - Electronic Intifada, 7 January 2016

Anti-NGO bill latest escalation of the assault on democratic values in Israel - Jewish Voice for Peace, 8 January 2008

Why Israel's schools merit a U.S. boycott by Saree Makdisi- The Los Angeles Times, 8 January 2016

Sweeping police raids target Palestinians in Israel by Patrick Strickland- Al Jazeera English, 9 January 2016

Manhunt in Israel bares tensions between Jewish and Arab citizens by Daniel Marans - The World Post, 9 January 2016

US concerned over Israeli bill on foreign backed NGO's by AFP - Al Arabiya English, 11 January 2016

OP-ED In Israel citizenship for Arabs is always conditional by Nadeem Shehadeh, 11 January 2016

Lives of 3 hunger striking detainees at stake, says Minister - WAFA, 12 January 2016

Occupation, Inc. How settlement businesses contribute to Israel's violations of Palestinian rights by Human Rights Watch, 19 January 2016

Debris at unfinished Bedouin school forces kids indoors by Almog Ben Zikr - Haaretz, 19 January 2016

Israeli Supreme Court approves demolition of Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran to make way for Jewish town of Hiran by Kate - Mondoweiss, 20 January 2016

Palestinian journalist imprisoned in Israel on the verge of death, entering third month of hunger strike by Ben Norton - Salon, 29 January 2016


February 2016


REPORT Human Rights Defenders in Israel and Palestine: a Group at Risk by International Institute for Non-Violent Action, February 2016

Israel's new McCarthyism: Inside the well-organized campaign against Israel's progressive community by Peter Dreier - The American Prospect, 1 February 2016

Netanyahu Calls for Punitive Measures Against Arab MKs Who Visited Families of Terrorists by Jack Khoury & Barak Ravid - Haaretz, 4 February 2016

Netanyahu accuses Palestinian Israeli MPs of 'comforting families of terrorist' - Middle East Eye, 5 February 2016

Israel takes first step to pass contentious NGO law by AFP - The Express Tribune, 9 February 2016

No access to education for Bedouin children with disabilities by Alia Al Ghussain - Electronic Intifada, 17 February 2016

Tel Aviv U drops ban on staff at help desk speaking Arabic by Daniel Douek - The Times of Israel, 17 February 2016

Clash over Arabs moving into Jewish towns reflects deeper conflict by Ariel Ben Solomon - The Jerusalem Post, 22 February 2016

Activists: Hebrew only bus signs show gap vis-à-vis Arab citizens by Jonathan Lis and Noa Shpigel - Haaretz, 23 February 2016

Israel's nationalistic 'Loyalty in Culture' bill passes legal test by Jonathan Lis, Yair Ashkenazi, Jack Khoury and Sharon Pulwer- Haaretz, 25 February 2016

Israel imposes 'loyalty' test for arts funding by JTA - Forward, 25 February 2016

Israel accused of using trickery to snatch refugee lands by Jonathan Cook - Middle East Eye, 26 February 2016


March 2016


Israel still holding 9 Palestinians' bodies, say rights groups by Ma'an News Agency, 1 March 2016

Emerging from a 'reign of terror': Palestinians in Israel hold first BDS conference by Jonathan Cook - Mondoweiss, 2 March 2016

Israel must give Palestinians their own state says chief of NGO funding body by Ben Lynfield - The Independent, 5 March 2016

Israel steps up oil drilling in Golan by Charlotte Silver - Electronic Intifada, 8 March 2016

"Ethnic cleansing" is shockingly popular in Israel: Almost half of Israeli Jews want to kick out Arabs - Pew Study by Ben Norton - Salon, 9 March 2016

The unwilling citizens of Israel by Sam Bennett - Political Critique, 14 March 2016

Braving threats, Palestinians in Israel revive boycott by Yara Hawari - Electronic Intifada, 14 March 2016

14 years after court ruling, Arabic signage remains rare in Tel Aviv by Ilan Lior -Haaretz, 14 March 2016

Family of shot Palestinian teen petition High Court for autopsy by Nir Hasson - Haaretz, 15 March 2016

REPORT Human Rights Council discusses human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories - by Reliefweb, 21 March 2016

The Bedouin village about to be destroyed to make way for a Jewish community by Jenny Nyman - Middle East Eye, 21 March 2016

How can Israel en 'Jewish Privilege' when most citizens believe they deserve it by Mira Sucharov - Forward, 28 March 2016

Israel's Knesset just voted on a very dangerous law for democracy by Micheal Schaffer Omar-Man - +972 Magazine, 29 March 2016

Israeli Knesset Ok's first reading of controversial suspension bill - Press TV, 29 March 2016

Israel continues discriminatory policies on Land Day - Telesur, 30 March 2016

In first, Arab leadership holds land day event in Negev by Dov Lieber - The Times of Israel, 30 March 2016

Israeli Arabs warn government: razing Bedouin village is 'declaration of war' by Ariel Ben Solomon - The Jerusalem Post, 30 March 2016

Israeli Arabs declare strike to mark 40th anniversary of Land Day by Jack Khoury - Haaretz, 30 March 2016

Report: 136 towns and villages in 1948 Palestine face racist policies - The Palestinian Information Center, 30 March 2016.


April 2016


Palestinian citizens mark Land Day in light of continued systemic discrimination by AHT Staff - American Herald Tribune, 1 April 2016

Israel's war on the Arabic language -, 4 April 2016

Land Day, Land Grabs by Jen Marlowe - Huffpost Politics, 8 April 2016

Israel's dangerous new transfer tactic in Jerusalem by Munir Nuseibah- Al Shabaka, 12 April 2016

REPORT 2015 Human Rights Reports: Israel and the Occupied Territories US Department of State, 13 April 2016

Rights group asks High Court to return body of alleged terrorist for burial by Yonah Jeremy Bob - The Jerusalem Post, 18 April 2016

Sharp rise in the number of Palestinians children in prison by Sharon Pulwer - Haaretz, 24 April 2016

Palestinians battle Israel to bury their sons by Budour Hassan - Al Jazeera English, 26 April 2016


May 2016


Israel to the UN: 'Were not opposed to the return of terrorist bodies' by Tovah Lazaroff - The Jerusalem Post, 5 May 2016

'Israel only recognizes Jewish holy sites' by Orly Noy - +974 Magazine, 6 May 2016

Israel court endorses government policy on Palestinian terrorists' bodies by Yonah Jeremy Bob - The Jerusalem Post, 6 May 2016

Unrecognized Bedouin villages not granted building permits or paid transportation for preschoolers - i24 News, 08 May 2016

Israel imposes travel ban on boycott movement leader by Dalia Hatuqa - Al Jazeera English, 10 May 2016

Israel: 'Some NGOs are seen as the enemy from the inside' by Holly Young - The Guardian, 11 May 2016–06–06

Israel's war on the Arabic language by Jonathan Cook - The Daily Naya Diganta, 12 May 2016

Nakba Day: A 'clear challenge' to Israeli establishment by Ben White- Al Jazeera English, 16 May 2016

Israel returns bodies of Palestinian women, boy to their families after months - Alwaba News, 17 May 2016

Israel steps up war against Palestinian culture by Alia Al Ghussein - Electronic Intifada, 18 May 2016

The Palestinian Nakba goes far beyond one day in 1948 by Ben White - The National, 19 May 2016

Collusion between international law and Israel's colonial existence by Ramona Wadi - Middle East Monitor, 19 May 2016

In Israel's poorest town, Palestinian fishermen forced to give up livelihoods by Graham Liddell - Middle East Eye, 20 May 2016

Facing eviction, Bedouins seek support on chic Tel Aviv street by Dov Lieber - The Times of Israel, 21 May 2016

Israeli occupation forces return body of alleged Palestinian attacker 3 months after death by Albawaba News, 21 May 2016

Israeli minister orders bodies of Palestinians to be returned - The Palestine Chronicle, 24 May 2016

Leading Israeli rights group to stop cooperating with the IDF by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man - +972 Magazine, 25 May 2016

The vulnerability of Palestinian women in Israel by Ylenia Gostoli- Al Jazeera English, 28 May 2016

Deri asks court to revoke Israeli Arab terrorist citizenship by Yonah Jeremy Bob - The Jerusalem Post, 29 May 2016


June 2016


60% of people arrested by Israeli forces are 'non-Jews' by Noam Rotem - +972 Magazine, 1 June 2016

NGO transparency bill to apply to 27 foreign government funded groups by Lahav Harkov - The Jerusalem Post , 2 June 2016

Gan Smuel terrorist rammer gets 25 year prison sentence by Jonah Jeremy Bob, The Jerusalem Post, 2 June 2016

Another Palestinian women killed at Israeli checkpoint by Maureen Clare Murphy - Electronic Intifada, 2 June 2016

"Online Incitement: Wave of arrests for social media posts," i24, 7 June 2016

Israeli development plans slated to displace Bedouins from 'unrecognized' Negev desert villages by Free Speech Radio News, 8 June 2016

Non-violent protest under attack in Palestine and Israel by Andrew Anderson- Frontline Defenders, 9 June 2016

Israel incorporates British colonial rules into its law by Charlotte Silver- The Electronic Intifada, 16 June 2016

Critics say Israel's new 'terrorism' law criminalizes Palestinian political activism by Emily Mulder - Mondoweiss, 16 June 2016

Israel's anti-terror law 'dangerous' and 'anti-Arab', Al Jazeera English, 19 June 2016 

Trump says U.S. should adopt Israel's racial profiling model, after Huckabee applauds Israel's anti-Muslim policies by Ben Norton-Salon, 20 June 2016

Israel's Anti-Terror Law cruel and racist, warn civil rights groups by Real Independent News & Film (RINF), 20 June 2016

Israel prosecutes a Palestinian poet over Youtube poem, Al Jazeera English, 20 June 2016

Blog: The Israeli case against Brexit by Emmanuel Navon - The Times of Israel, 21 June 2016

Families demand bodies from Israel of slain Palestinians in sit-in at Aqsa by The Palestine Chronicle, 25 June 2016

Israel blames Palestinians for West Bank water shortage by Michelle Malka Grossman & Tovah Lazaroff- The Jerusalem Post, 26 June 2016

Human rights groups urge global action to end ‘severe’ torture by Israeli authorities, Middle East Monitor, 27 June 2016

Adalah: Stop Cutting Water Supply to West Bank Palestinians, IMEMC, 27 June 2016

Water Crisis in Samaria Hits Jewish and Arab Residents Alike, Breaking Israel News, 27 June 2016


July 2016


What Israel's payoff for Turkish civilians means for Palestinians by Shlomi Eldar - AL Monitor, 01 July 2016

Cops & Bloggers: Israel, PA cracking down on online speech, by Kate Shuttleworth - Newsweek, 3 July 2016

Live fire against some stone-throwers among new police rules of engagement by Yonah Jeremy Bob - The Jerusalem Post, 4 July 2016

Israel allows lethal force on stone throwers: report by Nigel Wilson - Al Jazeera English, 4 July 2016

Israeli police forced to admit deadly methods by Nasouh Nazzal - Golf News, 5 July 2016

Police allowed to shoot stone throwers: Botched redaction reveals rules of engagement by +972 Magazine, 5 July 2016

We want to stay by Silvia Boarini – The Electronic Intifada, 5 July 2016

Israeli officers permitted to open fire on boys with slingshots by Kate - Mondoweiss, 5 July 2016

Israel's new open-fire rule authorizes 'Extra-Judicial Execution' of Palestinian Youths by Lauren McCauley - Common Dreams, 5 July 2016

Israel says police can kill Palestinian kids throwing stones by Telesur, 5 July 2016

'Unlawful and Immoral': Israel's new regulations regarding use of live ammunition by The Palestine Chronicle, 6 July 2016

Israel targeting Palestinian protesters on Facebook by Alex Kane - The Intercept, 7 July 2016

Gaza farmers demand IDF compensation for herbicide spraying by Michael Schaeffer Omar-Man - +972 Magazine, 11 July 2016.

Israeli NGO's decry 'deely anti-democratic move' as new law approved by Ruth Eglash & William Booth - The Washington Post, 12 July 2016

UN's Ban calls NGO law 'deeply troubling' by Lahav Harkov - The Jerusalem Post, 12 July 2016

Israel passes Shaked's NGO transparency law by Lahav Harkov - LiveLeak, 12 July 2016

EU says new Israeli law risks undermining democracy by Josef Federman/Associated Press - The Washington Post, 12 July 2016

OP-ED, Israel's Arabs: Separate but Equal? by Ryan Gardiner - Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, 12 July 2016

Israel passes law targeting human rights groups by Charlotte Silver - The Electronic Intifada, 12 July 2016

New Israeli law for human rights organizations risks undermining democracy: EU by Business Standard, 12 July 2016

Israeli Government passes law requiring transparence, NGO Bill by Truth Revolt, 12 July 2016

Israel passes 'transparency' NGO bill by SBS World News Radio Australia, 13 July 2016

European Union says new Israeli law risks undermining democracy by Zeeshan Shaikh - Indian 364, 13 July 2016

EU says new Israeli law risks undermining democracy by AFP/The Financial Express, 13 July 2016


August 2016

Palestinians inside Israel are under attack, The National, 1 August 2016

Palestinians inside Israel are under attack, Global Research, 2 August 2016

Almost a year later, Israel still refuses to return Palestinian bodies, +972 Magazine, 2 August 2016

Israel Shuns Investigations When Cops Shoot Palestinian Assailants, Haaretz, 6 August 2016

Canada's Green Party adopts Israel BDS into its platform, Middle East Eye, 8 August 2016

Israel poised to raze Bedouin village so Jews can take land, Electronic Intifada, 8 August 2016

Israel blames Palestinian violence on messages permitted by Facebook, Who.What.Why, 9 August 2016

Israeli civilian courts in a Shin Bet state, Middle East Monitor, 13 August 2016

Why Black Lives was right to embrace Palestine, The National, 14 August 2016

Israeli occupation forces injure 35 Palestinians in Hebron raid, Albawaba, 16 August 2016

Rights groups appeal sham probe into teen’s slaying, Electronic Intifada, 18 August 2016

Israel to Bus Negev Bedouin Preschoolers to Nursery Schools, Kindergartens, Haaretz, 24 August 2016

Israel using basic needs to blackmail Palestinians, Electronic Intifada, 23 August 2016

NGO rejects IDF's 5th war crimes report, use of weaponry in UNRWA incident, Jerusalem Post, 28 August 2016


September 2016


Israel tells Palestinians: Our textbooks or no funding, Al Jazeera, 1 Sep 2016

Will Israel be put on trial for war crimes?, Al Jazeera, 4 Sep 2016

Court case challenges role Jewish National Fund plays in Israeli land theft, Middle East Eye, 5 Sep 2016

Radio: Muna Haddad interviewed about Gaza Two Years On report, Sputnik News radio, 5 Sep 2016

Israel Police Beefs Up Billion Shekel Campaign To Recruit Arab Officers, Breitbart, 12 Sept 2016

Facebook and Google bow to Israel's requests to censor violence-inciting content, International Business Times, 13 Sep 2016

Help wanted: Police seek Arab recruits for force, Jerusalem Post, 12 Sep 2016

Rights group says airport strip search of Arabs illegal, humiliating, WAFA, 19 Sep 2016

Strip-searching Arab passengers at Israeli airports is illegal, rights group says, +972 Magazine, 19 Sep 2016

Arabs face ‘illegal’ treatment at Israeli airports, World Bulletin, 19 Sep 2016

Arabs face ‘illegal’ treatment at Israeli airports: NGO, Anadolu Agency, 19 Sep 2016

NGO decries treatment of Arabs at Israeli airports as ‘illegal’, Albawaba, 20 Sep 2016

Rights Groups Criticize Israeli Inquiry Into 2014 Gaza War, New York Times, 20 Sep 2016

Legal rights group: Palestinian citizens routinely humiliated at Israeli airports, Middle East Monitor, 20 Sep 2016

Strip searches, security escorts at Israeli airports are illegal, Arab rights org finds, AIC, 20 Sep 2016

Arab legal aid group demands halt to racial profiling in airport security in Israel, i24 , 22 Sep 2016

Rights bodies challenge credibility of Israeli inquiries, Dawn, 23 Sep 2016

Israel just proved once and for all that it has zero respect for democracy, The Canary, 23 Sep 2016

Rights group: Strip searches at Israel’s Ben Gurion airport are illegal, Mondoweiss, 23 Sep 2016

Is Facebook neutral on Palestine-Israel conflict?, Al Jazeera English, 26 Sep 2016

Israel accused of neglect after death of ill prisoner, Electronic Intifada, 26 Sep 2016

Rights group: Expansion of settlement breach of international law, Wafa, 26 Sep 2016

NGO urges halt to Israeli expansion of Gilo settlement, Middle East Monitor, 28 Sep 2016

Israel's war on peaceful activism, Al Jazeera English, 29 Sep 2016

Israeli police closed Palestinian shops in Jerusalem as collective punishment, Middle East Monitor, 29 Sep 2016

Israel's strip searches at airports 'illegal', Al Jazeera English, 29 Sep 2016


October 2016


Palestinians commemorate anniversary of killing of 13 protesters in Israel, Maan News, 1 October 2016

Decolonizing the Vocabulary of Palestinian Human Rights Work (Nakba Files), Marsad, 3 Oct 2016

Decolonizing the Vocabulary of Palestinian Human Rights Work (Nakba Files), Mondoweiss, 5 Oct 2016

Members of Gaza flotilla detained and issued deportation notices, Jerusalem Post, 6 October 2016

Culture Minister Regev orders play vetted for ‘insulting state symbols’, Haaretz, 7 October 2016

Palestine activist in SA from Israeli jail, IOL, 8 October 2016

Israel no model for Aboriginal people, Redflag, 10 Oct 2016

Jordan Valley Regulation cleared by Supreme Court, Arutz Sheva, 13 Oct 2016

Trapped 'from fence to fence' in Gaza (Nakba Files), +972 Magazine, 16 Oct 2016

Will ICC see through Israel’s sham justice?, Electronic Intifada, 25 Oct 2016

Adalah and Al Mezan Appeal Israeli Military’s Decision not to Investigate Civilian Killings near UNRWA School in Gaza in 2014, Relief Web, 27 Oct 2016

Adalah: Halt Gilo’s Expansion into Land Owned by Palestinian Town, Maki, 27 Oct 2016

Arab Students Face New Barrier as Top Israeli University Raises Bar of Required Hebrew, Haaretz, 30 Oct 2016


November 2016



Police reach out to Israeli-Arab schools, Jerusalem Post, 9 Nov 2016

Café in Haifa Tells Employees to Stop Speaking Arabic at Work, Haaretz, 14 Nov 2016

Israeli Racism and “Apartheid Coffee Shops”: Israel’s “Café Café” Chain Bans Arabic Language, Global Research, 15 Nov 2016

Haifa cafe tells workers to stop speaking Arabic around Jewish customers, Jerusalem Post, 15 Nov 2016

Israel to Demolish Arab Village to Make Way for a Jewish One, Telesur TV, 21 Nov 2016

Israel to begin demolishing Bedouin Arab village, AP (Via Sun Sentinal), 21 Nov 2016

Time's up? State announces imminent demolition of Bedouin village, 972 Magazine, 21 Nov 2016

Bulldozers to raze Palestinian village in Israel, Al Jazeera English, 21 Nov 2016

Israel to begin demolishing Bedouin Arab village, Salon, 21 Nov 2016

Israel to begin demolishing Bedouin Arab village, Washington Post, 21 Nov 2016

Israel's ‘imminent’ village demolition leaves 700 Bedouin residents in limbo, RT (Russia Today), 22 Nov 2016

After long legal battle Umm-al-Hiran residents anxiously await Israeli demolition, Jerusalem Post, 22 Nov 2016

Israel set to begin demolishing Bedouin Arab village Tuesday, Times of Israel, 22 Nov 2016

Demolition of Bedouin village delayed after protest, appeal, Times of Israel, 22 Nov 2016

Court rejects plea to delay demolition of Bedouin village, Times of Israel, 22 Nov 2016

Israeli forces a no-show, Umm al-Hiran’s demolition delayed, AIC, 22 Nov 2016

Global outcry appears to stop Israeli demolition of Palestinian village to make way for Jewish settlers, Mondoweiss, 22 Nov 2016

Israeli Demolition of Negev Desert Village Delayed after Bedouins Win Appeal, Latin American Herald Tribune, 22 Nov 2016

Bulldozers to raze Palestinian village in Israel, IGIHE, 22 Nov 2016

Israel to tear down Bedouin village to make way for settler commune in the Negev, Albawaba, 22 Nov 2016

From Umm el-Hiran, the future of Zionism looks bleak, 972 Magazine, 22 Nov 2016

Israeli court postpones demolition of Bedouin Arab village, Cleveland Jewish News, 22 Nov 2016

Court Postpones Demolition of Bedouin Arab Village, Hamodia, 22 Nov 2016

Evacuation of Bedouin village slated for demolition postponed following appeal [VIDEO], i24, 22 Nov 2016

Israeli court postpones demolition of Bedouin Arab village, Salon, 22 Nov 2016

Israeli court postpones demolition of Bedouin Arab village, Fox News, 22 Nov 2016

Israeli Court Postpones Demolition of Bedouin Arab Village, ABC News, 22 Nov 2016

Latest round of Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes targets Al-Ludd and Haifa, Albawaba, 23 Nov 2016

Protests keep Israel’s bulldozers away from Bedouin village, Electronic Intifada, 23 Nov 2016

Gazan Boy Paralyzed by Israeli Army Fire Fights for Compensation, Haaretz, 26 Nov 2016

Israel Demolishes Bedouin village to replace it with settler commune, Alresalah English, 27 Nov 2016

Blaming Palestinians for fires part of Netanyahu’s “strategy of incitement”, Electronic Intifada, 29 Nov 2016


December 2016


Palestinians in Israel decry removal of Arabic on buses, Al Jazeera English, 1 Dec 2016

A victory for solidarity activists, but Negev Bedouins are left in limbo, Palestine Monitor, 3 Dec 2016

Israel releases bodies of seven deceased Palestinians, holds onto three others, AIC, 11 Dec 2016 

Palestinians in Israel decry removal of Arabic on buses, Al Jazeera English, 1 Dec 2016

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