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UN Committeeon Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) – 2011 CEDAW/C/ISR/CO/5 5/4/2011 Principal subjects of concern and recommendations 44. The Committee notes the...
2013-06-23
On 20 June 2013, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) issued its Concluding Observations on Israel, following its latest review on 3 June 2013. The Committee raised serious concerns...
Briefing for the UN Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories. Statistics on Palestinian...
2013-06-03
On 3 June 2013, Adalah attended the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s (CRC) review of Israel in Geneva, Switzerland. The Committee is examining Israel’s State Report submitted in 2010...
2012-10-25
The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child released its List of Issues requesting additional and updated information from Israel regarding its combined second, third, and fourth state periodic...
2012-10-02
(Haifa, Israel) This week marks the 12th anniversary of the events of October 2000, when the Israeli police and security forces killed 13 young Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel during...
2012-09-19
On 31 August 2012, the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) posed a list of 26 questions (“the List of Issues Prior to Reporting,” LOIPR) regarding Israel’s compliance with the International...
2012-09-18
UN Human Rights Committee releases List of Issues, (LOIPR), questions for Israel's review. Adalah's report and the UNHRC's focus include questions on equality and discrimination in Israel's Basic...
2012-06-12
(Haifa, Israel) On 11 June 2012, Adalah submitted a report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UN HRC) to assist it in preparing a “List of Issues” for Israel in July 2012. The UN HRC...
2012-03-15
Adalah submitted an NGO report to the Committee in December 2011 on Israel's lack of compliance with the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD),...
2012-02-14
Thank you distinguished members of the Committee. My name is Orna Kohn, and I am a lawyer with Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel. Today I will highlight two key...
2011-12-22
(Jerusalem and Beer el-Sabe) On 12 December 2011, Adalah, NGO partners, and human rights activists participated in a briefing for the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, Mr. Frank La...
2011-12-08
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) issued its Concluding Observations on Israel in December 2011. This human rights body monitors State Party compliance with the...
2011-02-23
(Nazareth, Israel) The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) issued its Concluding Observations on Israel in February 2011, in which it called on Israel to ensure...
2011-01-10
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (“the Committee”) issued its "List of Issues" for Israel in December 2010. This list consists of 39 questions concerning Israel's...
2010-10-28
UN Committee to Hold Preliminary Review of Israel in November 2010 On 25 October 2010, Adalah submitted an NGO report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (“the...
2010-08-04
UN Human Rights Committee urges Israel to ensure detainees immediate access to counsel, repeal Unlawful Combatants Law, reinstate family visits to Gaza prisoners, lift blockade on Gaza, launch...
According to the Goldstone report’s recommendations, follow‐up may be exercised by three channels: (1) Israeli institutions; (2) the ICC; and (3) third states through the exercise of universal...
2010-06-28
Report reveals deteriorating status of the civil and political rights of the Arab minority in Israel through the further enactment of Discriminatory Laws, Restrictions on Human Rights Defenders and...