International law

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2016-05-08
Plan substantially changes demographic fabric in the area, violates IHL by transferring civilian groups from occupying power to occupied areas.
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.
2015-10-18
Adalah: Collective punishment undermines fundamental rights of residents to human dignity and freedom of movement, and violates international law
2014-07-28
Suspicions of serious international law violations following attacks on hospitals and medical workers in the Gaza Strip, including bombings against Al-Aqsa hospital, Beit Hanoun hospital, and...
2014-07-18
Israeli attacks on Gazan civilians and civilian property gravely violate the rules of engagement as stipulated in international law; serious suspicions raised that military has committed war crimes...
2014-07-14
Israeli bears sole responsibility for its strikes on Gaza, even if Palestinian organizations are operating unlawfully; deliberate attacks against civilians and civilian property are a grave breach...
2014-07-11
Adalah: Several incidents constitute violation of principles of the laws of war, including attacks against civilians not involved in hostilities and not discriminating between civilians and...
2014-05-26
The Jerusalem District Planning and Building Committee approved a new master plan to build a 'national park' on the lands of two Palestinian villages, Al-'Issawiya and At-Tur, in occupied East...
While finding that Israel’s investigative mechanisms comply with international law, the Turkel Report provides extensive “grounds for amending the examination and investigation mechanisms”,...
2013-05-28
On 19 May 2013, Adalah sent a letter to the Prime Minister, the Justice Minister, the Attorney General, and Military Advocate General demanding the implementation of the Turkel Commission...
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...
2012-06-18
(Haifa, Israel) On 12 June 2012, Adalah sent a position paper to the Levy Committee, which was established by the Israeli government to consider how to retroactively legalize unrecognized...
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...
2009-11-25
Following the Goldstone Report: Adalah, Al Mezan and Al Haq Submit New Complaints and Demands to Israel for Criminal Investigations into Suspected War Crimes in Gaza
Five years after the Advisory Opinion by the International Court Justice (ICJ) on the legality of the Wall, it is time to assess the legal strategies since employed, offer criticisms and reassess...
Dozens of UN resolutions and calls by the international community to end Israel’s prolonged occupation and to enable the Palestinian people to exercise their right of self-determination have...
2006-03-06
On 27 February 2006, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected a motion submitted by the Minister of Defense, Shaul Mofaz, and the Chief of Staff of the Israeli Army, Dan Halutz, requesting a second...
2006-02-13
In its response, Adalah stated that there is no legal basis for requesting a second hearing as the Court's original ruling is in accordance with domestic and international legal principles and...
2005-11-20
The Attorney General (AG) argued that the Supreme Court's recent decision created a new legal precedent, which will have a negative and harmful effect on the military's operations in the 1967...