Arab-Bedouin citizens of Israel

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2014-05-03
Attorney Bishara: Court's ruling protects the residents’ right to live in their village that has existed since before the establishment of the state, but which has faced the looming threat of...
2013-07-18
On 15 July 2013, the Palestinian public in Israel voiced its unequivocal rejection of the Prawer-Begin Plan, which threatens to displace the Palestinian Bedouin community in the Naqab (Negev),...
2013-06-25
This evening, the Israeli Knesset approved the discriminatory Prawer-Begin Bill, with 43 votes for and 40 votes against. The Prawer-Begin Plan threatens to displace tens of thousands of Arab...
2013-06-23
In June 2013, Adalah held a two-session training course for 20 Arab lawyers in the Naqab (Negev) to legally challenge home demolitions and other issues related to land and planning. The training...
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...
The government of Israel is planning to invest roughly eight billion shekels in the relocation of approximately 40,000 rural Bedouin to overcrowded unemployment-stricken towns. Behind this plan...
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...
2013-05-16
On the commemoration of the 65 Nakba Day, Adalah is releasing a short documentary film,"From Al-Araqib to Susiya." The film tells the story of two Palestinian villages along the Green Line:...
In a new film, Adalah captures the stories of two Palestinian villages, Al-Araqib and Susiya – one in Israel, one in the West Bank – that share a single story of struggle against forced...
2013-05-08
Adalah vehemently opposes the approval of the proposed Prawer-Begin Bill by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation on 6 May 2013. The bill threatens to displace tens of thousands of Palestinian...
2013-04-21
Ahead of a hearing in the Ministerial Committee on Legislation on the draft Arrangement of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev Law (known as the “Prawer-Begin Plan”), members of the Coalition of...
The "Prawer Plan," which the government initially approved in September 2011, outlines a problematic master plan. The plan is reminiscent of a previous government scheme for Arab Bedouin towns in...
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...
2012-09-18
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...
2012-07-08
On 5 July 2012, the European Parliament (EP) passed a historic resolution (291 to 274, with 39 abstentions) strongly condemning Israeli policies in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, including...
2012-03-15
Adalah submitted an NGO report to the Committee in December 2011 on Israel's lack of compliance with the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD),...
The people of Atir–Umm al-Hieran have been waging an uphill battle in the corridors of Israel’s courts and governmental land planning authorities for almost ten years to prove what is obvious...