Events of October 2000

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2017-10-03
Adalah: Israeli police killing of 13 Palestinian protesters in 2000 was motivated by racism; in 2017, Justice Ministry PID continues to whitewash investigations of police killings of Arab citizens.
2015-12-14
Adalah: The police's contention that publishing the instructions could harm state security and threaten public order is baseless.
2015-10-04
15 years since the events of October 2000, the victims' cries still resonate against those responsible for their deaths, and the doctrine of violent repression remains ingrained in the Israeli...
2015-09-20
Adalah issued the two urgent letters on 16 and 20 September following escalations in Palestinian areas of occupied East Jerusalem.
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...
2015-06-26
Adalah: "Bentzi Sau, who served as the commander of the Wadi Ara region during the October 2000 events, is a criminal whose only place is in prison, behind bars. The promotion of Sau is an...
2015-05-06
Adalah: "The closing of the investigation without an indictment or trial demonstrates the impunity enjoyed by the Israeli police despite their careless approach with the lives of Arab citizens."
2014-11-18
Letter argued that police continue to practice what the Or Commission called a 'culture of lying' rooted within the police institution.
Law and violence are often understood to be opposites. The rule of law is conceived of as constituting an orderly alternative to violence. In abandoning this dichotomous depiction of law and...
2010-10-28
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the October 2000 killings, during which 13 unarmed Arab youth were shot dead by Israeli police and security forces during protest demonstrations in Israel,...
Over seven years have passed and we are racing against time, unable to overcome the obstacles to obtain the fleeting justice. Seven years and our train has not stopped except at the stations of...
The protest by Arab citizens of Israel against the State Prosecutor's Office decision to indict ten young Arabs from Shafa’amr for attacking Natan Zada is appropriate. It is a protest against the...
Without a doubt the law enforcement authorities, which believe that integrity can be disregarded when it comes to the interests of Arab citizens, have also adopted a discriminatory policy in their...
An initial examination of Mahash’s report, undertaken prior to having the chance to study the investigation materials themselves, reveals that there is nothing in Mahash’s explanations to...
During the five years which have passed since our sons were murdered, the law-enforcement authorities have not fulfilled their duty under the law. Five years have elapsed and yet the murderers –...
2005-09-18
Adalah Press Package for Press Conference: Analysis of Justice Ministry Report on October 2000 Killings, 18 September 2005
But we are here today to remember what happened in October 2000: to remember and honour those 13 young men who were murdered and to honour their families, and to help bring those responsible to...
The question I want to raise is this: What conception of Israeli democracy guided the Or Commission in drafting its report? In other words, what conception of democracy, or what kind of democracy,...
The Or Commission report and the police's actions in October 2000 reflect the first approach. They consider Arab protest to emanate from a herd mentality, while protests by Jewish groups were...