Police violence

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2017-07-26
Supreme Court rules police must return bodies of three Al Aqsa shooting suspects, Palestinian citizens of Israel, to families for burial within 30 hours; says no law permits police to hold bodies.
2017-07-20
In response to Adalah petition, Israeli Supreme Court decides to hold hearing on issue Sunday; Adalah: No law permits Israeli police to hold bodies and prevent families from burying their children.
2017-01-24
Funeral held Tues. for 50-year-old Umm al-Hiran teacher killed by police; Adalah: Supreme Court ruling makes clear there is no legal basis for Israeli police to hold a body as a bargaining chip.
2017-01-23
Arab Joint List leader Ayman Odeh hit by sponge-tipped bullets, struck and cursed by police officers after shooting incident in which local Bedouin resident Ya'akub Abu Al-Qi'an was killed.
2017-01-19
Adalah seeks criminal investigation into shooting that lead to death of 50-year-old math teacher Ya'akub Musa Abu Al-Qi'an; police in Umm al-Hiran violated open-fire regulations, blocked medical care.
2016-08-16
Israeli Border Police officers shot Mustafa Khatib in back multiple times as he fled scene, in apparent violation of police open-fire regulations.
2016-08-02
Mohammad Abu Khalaf was lying on his stomach when police shot him multiple times; 'Police Investigative Division essentially gives green light to police violence'
2016-04-18
"Everyone has the right to be buried quickly, honorably and properly. It is an integral part of the right to dignity, because human dignity is not only the dignity of a man’s life, but also his...
2016-02-10
Video documenting events shows when the police shot Abu Shaaban to death, he wasn't a danger to anyone.
2015-12-14
Adalah: The police's contention that publishing the instructions could harm state security and threaten public order is baseless.
2015-11-09
Ewisat, 16, was killed by police gunfire on 17 October 2015 in the Jewish settlement of Armon HaNatziv in East Jerusalem. The killing was not filmed, and the family only learned of his death from...
2015-10-18
Adalah: Collective punishment undermines fundamental rights of residents to human dignity and freedom of movement, and violates international law
2015-10-15
Investigations more important in light of statements by politicians and police officials praising actions by the police and calling on them to shoot and kill.
2015-10-14
No-one disputes the serious nature of the recent events. However, it seems that too often, police officers and soldiers are quick to shoot to kill.
2015-10-11
Repressive police acts include arbitrary arrests of minors; 'preventive arrests' of activists; arrests of activists' family members; and severe physical violence against protestors.
2015-10-11
Adalah & Addameer: "The police chose to use deadly weapons as the only option, as a first course of action instead of as a last resort."
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...
2015-05-06
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."