Health

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2016-09-25
Adalah still demanding that IPS provide prisoners with full health basket, including preventative treatments, in accordance with rights to life, health and dignity.
2015-01-23
Many Bedouin patients are unable to understand medical advice from doctors; situation violates Health Ministry's instructions on linguistic and cultural accessibility.
2015-01-12
Due to lack of clinics, village residents have to travel to town of Al Kseifeh, 9 kilometers away, to receive medical treatment.
2014-06-26
In an exceptional move, Professor Juan Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and Mr. Anand Grover, the UN Special Rapporteur on...
2014-02-24
PHR-I and Adalah sent a letter to the Israeli Attorney General urging him to withdraw his support for a controversial bill permitting the “force-feeding” of prisoners.
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...
2013-06-09
On 5 June 2013, the Israeli Supreme Court dismissed Adalah's petition against Amendment 113 of the National Insurance Law, which reduces child allowances by 60% for families that have not had their...
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...
If and when the daily bottleneck of patients subsides at the health clinic in the Jewish Naqab (Negev) town of Mitzpe Ramon, and if it is a Thursday or Friday, the doctors drive out to the...
2013-05-09
On 9 May 2013, Adalah sent a letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid demanding that the current level of child allowances be maintained in 2013-2014. A cut in...
2013-04-18
Most health care facilities in Israel do not comply with the Ministry of Health's February 2013 directive mandating linguistic accessibility. As a result, Arab women, immigrants from Ethiopia and...
2013-04-09
On 3 April 2013, Adalah filed a motion for injunction to the Israeli Supreme Court to prevent the enforcement of an amendment to National Insurance Law enacted in 2010 which will cut up to 60% of...
2012-10-15
Adalah submitted a report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in October 2012 to assist the CRC in developing its “List of Issues” for Israel following the submission of its...
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...
2012-07-30
Adalah submitted two administrative appeals to the Magistrate Court in Beer el-Sabe (Beer Sheva) on 26 July 2012 seeking permission for an independent doctor to visit two detainees, Wa’il Kamil...
Petition and motion for injunction filed in 3/04 on behalf of four Arab Bedouin citizens of Israel, eight human rights organizations, and in Adalah's own name against the Israel Lands...
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...
2011-02-21
Erez is the only crossing between Gaza and Israel through which Israel allows Palestinians whom it has granted special permits to cross. This case represents a continuation of the Israel security...
2010-06-17
The GSS Must Cease Coercion of Palestinians Medical Students to Provide Information as a Condition for Granting them Permits to Practice in East Jerusalem Hospitals