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2019-12-19
Adalah: This change in perception is historic. For the first time, Israel is defined by a UN expert committee as a regime that exercises apartheid practices against Palestinians on both sides of...
2019-11-06
UN CESCR: Israeli law violates int'l treaty, recommends restoring Arabic's official status, & details Israeli violations of Bedouin rights; Israel obligated to defend Nation-State Law before UN...
2019-10-02
Adalah Attorney Myssana Morany spoke at NGOs briefing to CESCR review of Israel, United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, 30 September 2019: Israel's policy in Naqab is guided by false depiction of...
2019-10-02
Adalah and the Negev Coexistence Forum (NCF) submitted a report on 13 September 2019 in response to Israel’s replies to the List of Issues put forward by the UN Committee on Economic, Social, and...
2019-09-23
Israel has failed to comply with the UN committee’s 2012 recommendations to reverse many of the state’s racially discriminatory practices.
2019-07-11
Six UN Special Rapporteurs issued a joint letter to Israel, recently made public, raising serious concerns about Israeli government plans to forcibly displace 36,000 Bedouin citizens of Israel.
2019-04-01
CESCR releases detailed list obliging Israel to address critical issues regarding Bedouin and Jewish Nation-State Law based on subjects highlighted in joint Adalah-NCF report.
2019-03-13
Adalah Attorney Myssana Morany: "This law bears the distinct characteristics of apartheid as defined under international law."
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...
2018-11-15
Four Special Rapporteurs express 'deep concern' that Nation-State Law is 'discriminatory in nature and in practice against non-Jewish citizens and other minorities and does not apply the principle...
2018-06-19
Security Council convenes to discuss Palestinian question; Adalah: Since Resolution 2334 approved in December 2016, Israel has issued bids for over 5,300 new settlement housing units; Israeli...
2018-06-01
Adalah Attorney Suhad Bishara: Israeli similarly prevented Palestinian refugees from returning and seized their homes and property based on Israeli domestic law.
2018-05-14
Including today’s protest, approximately 100 Palestinians have been killed while participating in peaceful demonstrations and over 10,000 Palestinians were wounded.
2018-05-10
Al-Haq, Adalah, Al Mezan Center send joint letter to top UN leaders with 8 demands, including a call to Israel to refrain from use of excessive lethal force on civilian protesters in Gaza.
2018-04-16
Adalah has submitted two reports to the United Nations Human Rights Committee detailing Israel’s violations of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
2018-03-31
Israeli military officials publicly stated in advance of the protests that the army would employ weapons and tactics that violate international – and even Israeli – law.
2018-01-30
Adalah urges Israel implement CEDAW-recommended measures to increase Bedouin women's employment, raises concerns with forced urbanization, evictions, displacement.
2017-11-22
CEDAW recommends special measures to increase Bedouin women's employment, raises concerns with Israel’s forced urbanization, evictions, displacement of Bedouin.
Adalah, Addameer, Al Mezan, Physicians for Human Rights - Israel, and the Public Committee against Torture in Israel submit this report to the UN Committee Against Torture regarding Israel’s...
2016-12-28
Resolution consistent with int'l humanitarian law; Adalah demands Israel abide by Security Council's calls to "immediately and completely" cease all settlement activities, including in East J'lem.