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Up-to-the-minute updates on Adalah's legal work defending human rights as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-11-18
Adalah demands Israeli interior minister cancel policy that excludes Bedouin citizens living in unrecognized villages from receiving emergency COVID-19 food stamps.
2020-11-08
Adalah demands Israeli prison service act immediately to halt continuing spread of virus and to provide sufficient treatment for infected prisoners.
2020-10-21
Magen David Adom’s website currently provides only Hebrew and English options; Adalah: Lack of essential public health updates in Arabic constitutes disregard for lives of nearly two million...
2020-10-19
150,000 Arab students in Israel lacking computers, electricity, or internet access are unable to connect to online remote-learning solutions and cannot secure their basic right to education.
2020-10-05
Following Adalah’s legal action against East J’lem demolitions: Israel announced last week it would freeze demolitions nationwide; Adalah: Israel must allow legal construction and stop...
2020-10-05
Israeli news report reveals army’s Home Front Command seeking current and former security agents with expertise in ‘Arab society and culture’; Adalah warned: Use of secretive security...
2020-09-10
Hastily-legislated law designed to combat COVID-19 allows Israel’s government to impose sweeping restrictions that violate civil liberties with zero parliamentary oversight.
2020-09-06
Supreme Court’s decision criticized the Israeli government, despite dismissing Adalah’s petition, after approval of comprehensive ‘Major Coronavirus Law’. Court did not decide on principle...
2020-08-31
NGOs had called on Israel to immediately halt ban on entry of fuel to Gaza, which has disabled power plant and threatens public health as Gaza faces COVID-19 outbreak.
2020-08-24
Adalah takes series of new legal actions to defend rights of East J’lem Palestinians in shadow of renewed outbreak; 50% of city’s new patients are Palestinians; Israel resumes demolitions of...
2020-08-16
Shin Bet’s extreme mass surveillance tools are not intended for civilian purposes and severely and persistently violate the right to privacy and freedom.
2020-07-30
Israeli police issued 77,000 tickets with fines amounting to tens of millions of shekels to individuals – without legal authority. Unclear regulations led to selective enforcement of rules, which...
2020-07-23
Israel’s top court rejects Adalah petition demanding Israel implement COVID-19 protective guidelines for prisoners at Gilboa prison; 30 prison guards and 7 prisoners are infected while 489 guards...
2020-07-21
Israel left Palestinian communities exposed to pandemic through substandard protection and limited access to testing, emergency medical services, and social welfare benefits – particularly in...
2020-07-19
Total number of exits via Erez Crossing in June dropped sharply to 218, just one percent compared to the total exits recorded in February.
2020-07-13
Adalah: Newly-amended law yet another steep plunge down a slippery slope. There is real danger that further such steps will lead to total tyranny at the hands of the Israeli government.
2020-07-12
Bill disproportionately violates the fundamental constitutional rights of prisoners and detainees being held by Israel.
2020-07-07
Justices insist petition is too 'theoretical' for them to consider; Adalah: people are facing immediate danger to life and health.
2020-07-07
Legislation lets government declare a state of emergency and enact associated regulations – potentially entailing extreme restrictions on basic rights in all spheres of life – with ineffective...