Discrimination against Palestinian citizens of Israel

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The average rate of illiteracy in Israel, at 4.6%, is considered relatively low.5 In the UN’s Human Development Report 2004,6 Israel was ranked 22nd among 177 countries in which the level of...
“You, the Israeli Arabs, do not have rights,” he said. “We, the Jews, have obligations towards you.” Such a worldview, I argue, is not an idiosyncratic one. Despite the recent...
The exclusion of indigenous persons from official statistics is a common practice of colonial regimes, in which the indigenous person is absent, does not appear, and thus does not exist. There are...
2005-06-28
On 18 June 2005, Adalah sent a letter to Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and the Attorney General (AG) Menachem Mazuz, calling on them to reject the Gadish Committee's recommendations to...
Few political commentators today think that every distinct people can and should have a sovereign state exclusively its own. Yet writings on the self-determination of peoples for the most part...
The principle of exclusion inherent in the Declaration of Independence had a major effect on provisions of the Constitution by Consensus. It follows logically, therefore, that its provisions...
2005-04-27
On 26 April 2005, Adalah sent a letter to the General Director of the Israel Lands Administration (ILA), Mr. Yaacov Efrati, demanding the cancellation of the ILA's Decision No. 1015 entitled,...
A history of Land Day - Friar Shehadeh is a worried man. "People here are not very happy," he says, referring to the Palestinian minority in Israel. "I’m always optimistic and I always pray for...
Although the expression “spatial Judaization” has all but disappeared from the overt discourse of planning, having been replaced by such expressions as “attracting populations” and...
2005-01-28
According to reports in the media, in response to a petition filed by Adalah to the Supreme Court of Israel, Attorney General (AG) Menachem Mazuz ruled yesterday, 26 January 2004, that the Israel...
2004-10-25
Adalah asked the Court to issue an injunction ordering the ILA to freeze all open tenders and tenders shortly to be opened for the marketing of JNF lands, and ban the lease of these lands pending a...
The right to education is not among the recognized constitutional rights enumerated in Israel's Basic Law: Human Dignity and Freedom – 1992. The Supreme Court has also refused to recognize the...
2004-09-08
On 6 September 2004, Adalah submitted a petition, motion for injunction, and request for an urgent hearing to the Supreme Court of Israel on behalf of the Union of Parents of Arab Students in...
2004-08-29
Adalah Submits Position Paper to Committee Charged with Recommending Reforms in the Israel Lands Administration
2003-06-15
On 10 June 2003, Adalah, in cooperation with the Committee for the Defence of Land Rights of Internally Displaced Persons in the Naqab, submitted an objection on behalf of eleven Arab Bedouin...
2001-07-11
I write in response to the government’s recent stepped-up policy of forceful demolition of Arab citizens’ homes. In recent months, State authorities have demolished the homes of many Arab...
1998-03-31
Adalah Board Chairperson Muhammad Dahleh presented Adalah's report in Geneva to the UN CERD Committee on Israel's implementation of the Convention entitled "Legal Violations of Arab Minority Rights...