Knesset

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2021-06-24
Court rejects petition filed by former MK Yousef Jabareen and Adalah against Knesset ethics code that blocked Jabareen from U.S. trip funded by group endorsing call from Palestinian civil society...
2020-07-20
Ban stipulates only specific Knesset members authorized by Israel’s internal security minister may visit Palestinian ‘security prisoners’; ban violates MKs' immunity and parliamentary rights.
2020-06-03
Adalah will continue to fight against Israel's perpetual state of emergency and its systematic violation of Palestinian rights and its devastating impact on human rights in general.
2020-04-06
Adalah and the Joint List charge that approval of emergency regulations exceeds government's authority as defined in The Basic Law: Government, especially as the Knesset began its activities.
2020-01-27
Adalah lawyers represented MK Yazbak in Supreme Court on Wednesday for hearing on election disqualifications; Adalah: We hope court will make decision based on legal parameters and won't be subject...
2019-08-15
Adalah Director Hassan Jabareen to Central Elections Committee: I refuse to go in and start trying to convince racists why Arab should be equals.
2019-03-12
Adalah appeals disqualification of Ofer Cassif and Balad-Ra'am from running in election, charges that Elections Committee's authority to approve & reject Knesset candidates is unconstitutional.
2019-03-07
Israel’s elections committee disqualifies Dr. Ofer Cassif (Hadash) and Balad–United Arab List from participating in 9 April national elections; Adalah represents Cassif and Balad-United Arab List.
2018-08-19
In statement to Supreme Court, gov't maintains Knesset is allowed to ignore international law anywhere it desires; Adalah: This signals Israel's intention to proceed with annexation of West Bank.
2018-07-19
New Basic Law approved by a Knesset vote of 62-55 has distinct apartheid characteristics and requires racist acts as a constitutional value.
2018-07-15
Adalah: Proposed new Basic Law establishes a colonial regime and constitutionally anchors state discrimination against Palestinian citizens.
2018-06-07
Court orders Knesset to provide survey of countries’ restrictions on parliamentarians’ travel; precedent: first time Ethics Code used to overtly restrict MK’s freedom of expression & movement.
2018-05-28
Law targets Arab Knesset members; Adalah & ACRI: Israeli Supreme Court has failed in its role as defender of the minority, subordinated human rights to will of the predatory majority.
Details newly-enacted Israeli laws and pending bills that contain discriminatory and/or anti-democratic provisions liable to violate the rights of Palestinian citizens of Israel and in the OPT.
2017-05-22
MK Jabareen: "Our presence in the Knesset is not a favor from the Netanyahu government. We are in the Knesset in order to struggle to protect our rights."
2017-01-15
Adalah to Israeli AG: Announcement of intent to indict Knesset Member Dr. Basel Ghattas before holding hearing is illegal and a discriminatory violation of his right to due process.
2017-01-02
According to law enacted, a majority of 90 Knesset members may oust a serving Knesset member on two grounds: 1) incitement to racism; and 2) support for armed struggle against Israel.
2016-07-20
Law intended to expel Arab Knesset members who 'dare' to stray beyond boundaries dictated to them by Israeli Jewish majority.
2016-07-12
NGO Law does not apply to donations from private individuals, therefore exempting right-wing organizations from filing funding reports.
2016-02-23
Adalah: Law demonstrates the political repression that comes with the tyranny of the majority against the minority.