Accountability

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2016-10-27
"The MAG’s position constitutes an incorrect interpretation of international humanitarian law, and a misapplication of the laws of war."
2015-10-11
Adalah & Addameer: "The police chose to use deadly weapons as the only option, as a first course of action instead of as a last resort."
In October 2000, Israeli police killed 13 Palestinian citizens during demonstrations in Israel. Despite the Or Commission finding no justification for the deadly force, not a single officer has...
Adalah's legal, international and media campaign to achieve accountability and justice for violations of international law by Israel in the Gaza Strip.
2015-08-04
Speakers urged US lawmakers to raise serious concerns about lack of accountability for human rights violations & war crimes by Israeli military in Gaza.
2015-06-15
Al Mezan & Adalah: "Israeli investigation system is fundamentally flawed. The army cannot investigate itself."
2015-02-03
Israel’s investigations into its 2014 Operation Protective Edge fall far short of international standards, and Israeli courts are effectively closed to Gazans' civil tort claims.
2014-07-24
HRC: Lack of accountability for violations of international law reinforces a culture of impunity, leading to a recurrence of violations and seriously endangering the maintenance of international...
In its landmark 1999 ruling on torture, the Israeli Supreme Court outlawed certain inhumane and degrading methods of interrogations of Palestinian security suspects. Yet, 14 years later, the...
Palestinian victims of the Israeli army have filed tort lawsuits against the State of Israel to demand compensation for damages they sustained. The right to compensation is a constitutional right...
On 6 February 2013, the second part of the Turkel Commission’s Report was published. It addressed the question of the compatibility of “Israel’s mechanisms for examining and investigating...
2012-10-04
(Haifa, Israel) On 27 September 2012, Adalah submitted a petition to the Supreme Court against the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of the Interior and other administrators arguing that Israel’s...
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...
Published in Ha'aretz on 2 September 2012. Attorney Hussein Abu Hussein, who represented Rachel Corrie's family in its suit against Israel, says they knew from the beginning that it would be an...
The state shirks its legal responsibility towards Palestinians who were inadvertently hurt during Israeli military activity in the West Bank and Gaza. Fady Khoury writes on the legal mechanisms...
2010-08-04
(Amman, Jordan) On 29 July 2010, Adalah's General Director Attorney Hassan Jabareen and Adalah Attorney Fatmeh El-‘Ajou appeared before the Independent Experts Committee appointed by the UN High...
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...
Operational debriefings are not sufficient to refute the serious suspicions that arise from the testimonies of Palestinian victims and the picture of devastation in Gaza, which suggest that war...
This paper will examine the legality of the recent Israeli military attack on members of the civilian police force and the bombing of government buildings and Hamas institutions in Gaza carried out...
An examination of the “law-enforcement” activities of members of the “security forces” (the military or “Tzahal,” the Border Police, the police, and the General Security Services or...