Palestinian prisoners

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2013-02-10
Israeli Supreme Court Rejects Petition against Law Exempting GSS from Recording Interrogations of Security Suspects; Decision Completely Contradicts New Recommendations of Turkel Committee On 7...
2012-07-30
Adalah submitted two administrative appeals to the Magistrate Court in Beer el-Sabe (Beer Sheva) on 26 July 2012 seeking permission for an independent doctor to visit two detainees, Wa’il Kamil...
2012-07-04
(Haifa, Israel) On 2 July 2012, Adalah sent a letter to members of the Knesset’s Constitution, Law, and Justice Committee demanding that they reject another extension of a sweeping exemption for...
2011-06-26
On 21 June 2011, to mark the International Day Against Torture, Adalah and several human rights organization partners hosted an event to launch a new edited volume entitled Threat: Palestinian...
2010-11-30
Despite the Israel Prison Service's (IPS) clear legal obligation to provide books to prisoners through prison sales centers (“canteens”), they continue to fail to make Arabic books available,...
2010-10-21
In a letter to MK David Rotem, the Chairman of the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, dated 21 October 2010, Adalah demanded that a new bill, which amends the Criminal Procedure...
On 9 December 2009, the Israeli Supreme Court rejected petitions by Gaza detainees and their relatives, together with Palestinian and Israeli human rights organizations against Israel’s general...
2009-11-23
On 1 November 2009, Adalah, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (PHR-I) and Haifa University’s Prisoners’ Rights Clinic submitted an updated motion to the Supreme Court of Israel on a petition...
2009-09-18
On 9 September 2009, Adalah filed an appeal to the Supreme Court of Israel on behalf of Mr. Muayad Bushnak, a Palestinian Arab citizen of Israel imprisoned in an Israeli prison, against a decision...
Despite the media deluge around a possible prisoner exchange, several elements were conspicuously missing and almost never mentioned or discussed. In general, the Palestinian prisoners continued to...
Four days after Adalah submitted the salt petition to support 2,000 hunger striking prisoners in 2004, the Supreme Court heard the case and dismissed it without explanation. Two days later, the...
2009-03-24
Today, 24 March 2009, at a hearing held before an expanded panel of nine justices of the Israeli Supreme Court, three human rights organizations - The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel,...
Following the Israeli Supreme Court’s ruling in 1999 prohibiting torture, it seemed – or at least we hoped – that the era of torture in Israel was over, and with it the shameful complicity of...
2008-03-06
The law allows for the arrest of suspects for long periods without any judicial oversight, for deliberations to take place in their absence, and for the decision to extend their detention to be...
2008-02-22
Adalah: “Prisoners are transported by the Israel Prison Service in conditions that violate their constitutional rights to freedom, dignity, minimal living conditions in prison, medical...
2007-08-20
On 16 August 2007, Adalah sent a letter to the Israeli Prime Minister, the Minister of Public Security, the Head of the General Security Services (GSS) and the Attorney General, following an...
To mark Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, 17th April, Adalah’s Media Coordinator Amal Ziadah interviews former political prisoner Areej Shahbari, a Palestinian woman from Nazareth
Those who are called political prisoners are perceived as freedom fighters, those who resist foreign rule or a despotic regime. The opposition to classifying them as such reflects a deep-rooted,...
Arab prisoners – including Arab citizens of Israel such as myself – who have been convicted of offenses against the state's security and who are serving their sentences in prisons throughout...