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Law violates most basic tenets of democracy by making political opinions a consideration that may prevent non-citizens from entering Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territory.
Israeli Supreme Court upholds the law prohibiting calls for boycott against Israel and the settlements in the West Bank
The court cancelled a minor provision of the law, which allowed exceptional higher compensation without the need to prove damages, but left the rest of the law intact.
An expanded judicial panel of nine justices focused on the legal question of whether the law harms freedom of political expression
Adalah and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel filed a petition on behalf of leading human rights organizations in Israel
Supreme Court hears NGOs’ position on "Anti-Boycott Law," issues order nisi from "order to show cause" mandating state to justify law, and expands judicial panel
Yesterday, 10 December 2012, following a petition from Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) on behalf of eight civil...
MEDIA ADVISORY - Israeli Supreme Court to Hold Hearing on “Anti-Boycott Law” Wednesday, 5 December 2012 9am, in Jerusalem
(Haifa, Israel) At 9 am on Wednesday, 5 December 2012, the Israeli Supreme Court will hold the first hearing on a petition filed by Adalah and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI)...
UN Human Rights Committee Releases List of Issues for Israel, Asks Key Questions about Palestinian Citizens of Israel
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...
Leading Human Rights Organizations Petition the Israeli Supreme Court to Cancel the Anti-Boycott Law
(Haifa and Jerusalem) On 11 March 2012, Adalah and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) submitted a petition to the Israeli Supreme Court seeking cancellation of the "Boycott Law,"...
Adalah and NGO Partners Brief UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression during his Visit to Israel/OPT
(Jerusalem and Beer el-Sabe) On 12 December 2011, Adalah, NGO partners, and human rights activists participated in a briefing for the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, Mr. Frank La...
Israeli human rights groups: The anti-boycott law harms freedom of expression and targets nonviolent political opposition to the Occupation
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...