Knesset

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2013-06-25
On 16 June 2013, the Ministerial Committee on Legislation approved the proposed Contributors to the State bill which institutes preferential treatment to citizens who contribute to the state (i.e....
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...
2013-05-08
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...
2013-02-05
(Haifa) On 4 February 2013, an expanded panel of the Supreme Court rejected a petition filed by Adalah in 2011 on behalf of MK Dr. Ahmad Tibi against the Presidency of the Knesset. In a...
2012-12-19
(Jerusalem) Tonight, 19 December 2012, the Central Elections Committee (CEC) approved motions submitted by the Likud to disqualify MK Haneen Zoabi from the upcoming Knesset elections by a majority...
2012-06-26
On 20 June 2012, the Israeli Supreme Court issued an order nisi (an order to show cause) instructing the Speaker of the Knesset to explain in full by 30 July 2012 why the Knesset Presidium did not...
2012-06-06
An expanded panel of seven Israeli Supreme Court justices sat on 5 June 2012 to hear the petition brought by Adalah and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) on behalf of MK Haneen...
2012-05-25
In a letter sent to the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the Knesset, the Attorney General and others on 22 May 2012, Adalah urged them to reject proposed bills that seek to retroactively legalize...
2012-05-23
On 14 May 2012, the Knesset passed a new amendment to the law governing the Israel Prison Service (IPS), according to which the IPS Director will be able to limit the number of lawyers visiting...
2011-11-10
On Sunday, 13 November 2011, the Ministerial Committee on Legislation will vote on two bills that are intended to curtail the work of Israeli civil society organizations by severely restricting...
2011-07-12
A new Israeli law passed today prohibits boycott of businesses, universities, and social and cultural institutions based in Israel and the illegal settlements, and imposes heavy financial sanctions...
2011-05-05
May 29, 2009 Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu Mr. Shimon Peres Mr. Reuven Rivlin Re: Legislative bills aimed against the Arab citizens in Israel
2010-11-04
On 27 October 2010, the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee approved the second and third readings of the proposed Admissions Committees Law - 2010, which would permit state-owned...
2010-10-21
In a letter to MK David Rotem, the Chairman of the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, dated 21 October 2010, Adalah demanded that a new bill, which amends the Criminal Procedure...
2008-07-07
On 1 July 2008, a 21-8 majority of the Israeli Knesset approved an extension to the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law (Temporary Order) for an additional year until July 2009. The Knesset...
During its last term, the Knesset’s debated a “marathon” of racist laws before retiring for the Passover holidays, after having fulfilled its national obligations to the utmost degree. On 29...
2005-05-25
On 24 May 2005, Adalah sent an urgent letter to all members of Israel's parliament, the Knesset, requesting that they do not ratify a bill to extend and amend the Nationality and Entry into Israel...