Gaza Strip

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2017-11-05
Israeli military reveals it’s holding bodies of Palestinians pulled from detonated Gaza tunnel; international humanitarian law forbids holding bodies as bargaining chips.
2017-11-02
Adalah, Al Mezan: Preventing rescue of missing persons in area under Israeli military control is illegal policy contrary to Geneva Conventions; forbidden to use trapped people as bargaining chips.
2017-10-30
Adalah, Al Mezan demand Israeli military halt threats; Geneva Convention: Acts or threats of violence the primary purpose of which is to spread terror among civilian population are prohibited.
2017-08-27
Israeli missile attack killed 4 kids playing soccer during 2014 Gaza war; Israeli delays, investigative failures threaten any chance of bringing to justice those responsible for killing of civilians.
2017-08-01
1 August 2017 marks three years since “Black Friday” in Rafah, intensive military attacks that killed 255 Palestinians, including 85 children, and wounded hundreds more.
In July-August 2014, Israel launched a military offensive in the Gaza Strip that killed 2,251 Palestinians, the vast majority of them civilians.
2016-10-27
"The MAG’s position constitutes an incorrect interpretation of international humanitarian law, and a misapplication of the laws of war."
2016-08-31
Adalah and Al Mezan: The military's decision not to investigate, made public two years after the attack, demonstrates entrenched impunity and the need for a thorough and credible investigation.
2016-08-29
Adalah and Al Mezan filed joint complaints in 27 cases after 2014 Gaza war involving suspicion of grave violations of int'l law; Israel has not probed even one case in accordance with int'l standards.
2016-08-23
We urge the Israeli government to refrain from impeding the activities of humanitarian aid organizations, and to avoid vilifying the vital work of the aid community.
2016-06-06
Adalah sends complaints to Israeli military, Attorney General demanding return of boats worth tens of thousands of shekels confiscated by Israeli navy.
2016-03-10
Adalah to AG: Israel is using family members as a means of exerting pressure to achieve political goals, violating the very essence of human dignity.
2015-12-20
The incident raises serious suspicion of the use of improper practices amounting to torture and cruel treatment, which are prohibited under Israeli law and international law.
Adalah's legal, international and media campaign to achieve accountability and justice for violations of international law by Israel in the Gaza Strip.
2015-08-04
Speakers urged US lawmakers to raise serious concerns about lack of accountability for human rights violations & war crimes by Israeli military in Gaza.
2015-06-15
Al Mezan & Adalah: "Israeli investigation system is fundamentally flawed. The army cannot investigate itself."
2015-02-03
Israel’s investigations into its 2014 Operation Protective Edge fall far short of international standards, and Israeli courts are effectively closed to Gazans' civil tort claims.
2014-12-17
Regulations openly specified that AG should look into possibility of facilitating the pursuit of legal cases only if it did not harm the state’s position in the case.
2014-11-07
In one case, the court closed a file and ordered the Palestinian plaintiff, who was barred from coming to court by the military, to pay NIS 30,000 in court expenses.
2014-09-02
With the beginning of the school year 2014/2015, Adalah in Haifa and Al Mezan in Gaza sent a letter on 31 August 2014 demanding that the Israeli Defense Minister, Attorney General, and Chief...