Gaza Strip

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2020-07-26
UN Special Rapporteur Prof. Michael Lynk highlights Israel’s illegal policies and practices of collective punishment targeting the Palestinian people.
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.
2020-06-24
Palestinians in Gaza who need to pass through the checkpoint – including patients in need of critical medical treatment that is not available in Gaza – have no official mechanism through which...
2020-05-20
NGOs to Israel’s Attorney General and Military Advocate General: Stop military’s violent attacks on fishermen and open investigations; increased attacks come as Gaza faces economic uncertainty...
2020-04-07
In the face of potential COVID-19 outbreak in the Gaza Strip, Israel is obliged to take measures to save lives, permitting the entry of medical equipment and supplies, to meet patients’ needs.
2020-02-23
Video of Israeli armored bulldozer dragging a person near southern Gaza city of Khan Yunis documents violation of international law.
2019-07-21
Gisha, Adalah, and Al Mezan call on Israel to halt aerial spraying of herbicides along Gaza fence. New Forensic Architecture report on spraying based in large part on work conducted by the three...
2019-07-03
Gisha, Adalah, and Al Mezan filed Supreme Court petition; Israel says it will return another 65 boats and fishing vessels seized from Gaza fishermen within the next four months.
2019-06-23
Adalah demands Israel prohibit use of live ammunition against protesters; military retroactively invented 'key instigator' category to justify shootings of people who posed no immediate danger.
2019-05-05
Adalah: Israel demonstrates continued unwillingness to investigate its actions in a long series of suspected war crimes and attacks on Gaza.
2019-02-28
UN commission: Israeli use of live ammunition is illegal; rules of engagement approved by Israeli Supreme Court violate international norms; Israeli gov't hasn't meaningfully investigated and...
2019-02-10
Adalah and Al Mezan appeal to Israeli Supreme Court against lower court ruling finding that Gazans may be denied compensation for damages because Gaza is defined by law as an 'enemy territory'.
2019-01-09
Israeli military spraying chemical agents include glyphosate, or “Roundup”, declared a carcinogen by the World Health Organization and banned in many countries around the world.
2018-11-15
Court: Law banning Palestinians in Gaza - an 'enemy entity' – from seeking compensation from Israel is constitutional, regardless of circumstances & gravity of injury; Al Mezan & Adalah will...
2018-09-30
Israel blatantly ignoring domestic and international law; Adalah demands accountability and prosecution of those responsible for gross violations of right to life.
2018-08-27
Human rights organizations victorious in Supreme Court: Justices cancel policy preventing access to treatment due to alleged family ties to 'Hamas members'.
2018-08-14
Military testimonies received by Adalah shed light on 2014 attack that killed Bakr siblings on Gaza beach; AG's failure to respond shows Israeli investigation mechanism ineffective remedy for victims.
2018-08-12
Six human rights groups file petition to Israeli Supreme Court demanding it instruct state to immediately reverse all restrictions imposed by Israel on movement of goods through crossing.
2018-08-01
In 2017, Israel denied 21 exit permit applications by Gaza residents for alleged family ties to Hamas; during the first 3 months of 2018, number soared, exceeding 800, including cancer patients.
Every week, the Israeli military has responded to the peaceful civilian protests in Gaza with lethal and other excessive force, which has resulted to date in the killing of over 100 people.