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In this report, Adalah exposes the flaws in the attorney general's position that the ICC cannot exercise jurisdiction in this case, which is based on an outmoded, formalistic interpretation of...
Umm el-Fahem resident MK Yousef Jabareen: ‘It is inconceivable that in the 21st century, in a city of 60,000 residents, there are no street names or house numbers.’
Attorney general opposes Settlements Regularization Law, says Israel's West Bank army commander must protect Palestinian property rights but nevertheless proposes other ways to seize land.
Adalah urges Israel implement CEDAW-recommended measures to increase Bedouin women's employment, raises concerns with forced urbanization, evictions, displacement.
Adalah, JLAC, Al Mezan: But AG’s position still allows for expropriation of private Palestinian land, violates international law banning construction of civilian settlements on occupied territories.
Adalah, JLAC, Al Mezan: Freezing actions against settlement structures on private Palestinian lands allows continued violation of Palestinian property rights in West Bank.
Proposed amendment would give settlements equal legal status to that of communities in the Naqab, effectively annexing parts of the southern West Bank to Israel.
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.
Committee must ensure the Arab minority’s visibility in various aspects of public life, and their substantial representation in order to facilitate a decision-making process that relies on all...
This article, written by Adalah Attorney Myssana Morany, was published in Ha'aretz on 14 May 2015.
Statements constitute incitement to violence against Arab citizens , further poison atmosphere within Israeli society which legitimizes harm towards Arabs.
Regulations openly specified that AG should look into possibility of facilitating the pursuit of legal cases only if it did not harm the state’s position in the case.
In one case, the court closed a file and ordered the Palestinian plaintiff, who was barred from coming to court by the military, to pay NIS 30,000 in court expenses.
On 15 September 2014, Adalah sent a detailed letter to the Attorney General (AG) Yehuda Weinstein demanding the opening of investigations into the practices of Israeli police against Palestinian...
High Follow-Up Committee requests immediate and effective legal action against wave of violence, incitement, discrimination and racism targeted against the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel.
Adalah: Lack of dissemination of information about the detainees, prevention of lawyers’ visits raises serious concerns about rights violations; family members in heightened state of anxiety and...
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...
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...
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...
Adalah: The IPS’s sweeping order for 24-hour a day shackling of the prisoners has no relation with the seriousness of any risk posed or not by each person.