Land and planning

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This paper discusses the renewal of land rights registration procedures in East Jerusalem which will lead to extensive expropriation of Palestinian land, contrary to international and Israeli law.
2022-05-16
Tomorrow, 17 May 2022, the Jerusalem District Planning and Building Committee will hear objections against Israel’s East Jerusalem City Center Plan. On 14 September 2021, Adalah – The...
2022-03-08
Approximately 80% of residential housing units allocated in the new neighborhood in Jisr Az-Zarqa, a poverty-stricken Arab town in the north of Israel, are not earmarked for local residents. This...
2022-02-23
Data published by the Israeli Knesset Research and Information Center shows a significant under-representation of Arab workers and experts.
2021-12-27
Adalah warns the Ministerial Committee on Legislation that the proposed bill will deepen racial discrimination against Palestinians in Israel and in the OPT and violate international law.
2021-11-17
In view of the acceleration in the implementation of the 2018 Israeli government’s decision, Adalah and The Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem demand the immediate halt of the...
2019-10-24
Adalah: Order blatantly serves illegitimate political interests of occupying power, seeks to expand and facilitate illegal settlement enterprise.
2017-12-13
Expansion would add 640 acres to the Israeli Jewish town, a move that would come at the expense of surrounding Arab communities and limit their future growth.
2017-11-07
Law would annex West Bank settlements of Beitar Illit, Ma'ale Adumim, Givat Ze'ev, Gush Etzion, Efrat to Jerusalem, and impose Israeli civilian rule on territory under military occupation.
2017-08-24
Adalah & JLAC: Israeli government response to Supreme Court petition against Settlements Regularization Law views West Bank settlements as already annexed to Israel.
2017-08-13
Interior Minister seeks to implement Israeli domestic law on occupied territory, which amounts to a de facto annexation of West Bank land to Israel, in gross violation of international law.
2017-08-08
Hiran set for construction in place of Bedouin town of Umm al-Hiran; state had committed: 'Hiran is planned as general community into which any Israeli of any background or religion may integrate'.
2017-08-07
Adalah, JLAC, Al Mezan: Freezing actions against settlement structures on private Palestinian lands allows continued violation of Palestinian property rights in West Bank.
2017-08-07
Adalah demands Interior Ministry committee block Naqab (Negev) land rezoning that would pave the way for new Jewish towns while preventing future development of Bedouin towns.
2017-07-16
Report: Attorney General approved legalization of houses built on private Palestinian land in apparent effort to avoid enactment of Settlement Regularization Law.
2017-07-13
Special request to expand city's planning area might be approved before Interior Ministry has even finished investigating potential consequences to Arab villages.
2017-07-11
Al Fura’a, home to 6,000 residents, was recognized by the state 11 years ago but the local outline plan for the village has yet to be completed.
2017-06-26
Proposed amendment would give settlements equal legal status to that of communities in the Naqab, effectively annexing parts of the southern West Bank to Israel.
2017-05-25
ILA is offering land tenders in at least seven West Bank settlements in 2016-2017; Adalah demands immediate halt to this illegal practice.
2017-04-12
After years of racist housing policies, new Israeli law paves the way for wave of home demolitions in Palestinian Arab communities in Israel.