Attacks on human rights defenders and organizations

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2022-02-03
The leading human rights and civil society organizations that were declared as “unlawful associations” submitted a procedural objection demanding the decision’s cancellation; the OPT military...
2022-01-06
In response to the organizations' demand, the Military Attorney replied that the "core of the designations" is based on classified material that would remain secret.
Adalah: An unprecedented and baseless attack on human rights defenders who are exposing and resisting the Israeli occupation and its apartheid policies; Israel must reveal all the evidential...
2021-12-27
Two months ago, in October 2021, Israel outlawed six of the leading Palestinian human rights and civil society groups, however, the organizations have not received any of the evidentiary materials...
2021-11-25
In an expert opinion, Adalah analyzes Israel’s legal measures to outlaw Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations
2017-07-23
Women human rights activists have testified to being verbally, sexually, and physically harassed by Israeli soldiers and police during protests, arrests or investigations, as well as being...
2016-03-16
As Israeli organizations, we express our solidarity with our Palestinian counterparts. We call upon the relevant authorities to identify the sources of these threats and bring them to justice.
2011-12-22
(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...
2011-11-29
Attempts to impose severe restrictions on human rights organizations' ability to receive foreign funding have been revived mere days after Prime Minister Netanyahu decided to freeze two proposed...
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...
2011-01-11
In response to the ongoing campaign against human rights organizations led by Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, the head of Yisrael Beiteinu, and other right-wing political parties,...
2011-01-11
Brussels, Copenhagen, Paris, 11 January 2011: ACAT-France, APRODEV, Broederlijk Delen, CCFD-Terre solidaire, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network and Front Line are deeply concerned about...
2011-01-05
You wish to investigate? Go ahead and interrogate all of us. We have nothing to hide. You are invited to read our reports and publications, and we will welcome if for a change you will answer our...
2010-05-26
On 25 May 2010, Adalah briefed a joint delegation of 15 members of the European Parliament (MEPs) at a meeting held in East Jerusalem. Adalah's representative to the meeting, Adalah Attorney Sawsan...
2010-04-29
Yesterday, 28 April 2010, nineteen members of Knesset, led by Ronit Tirosh of the Kadima party, submitted a new bill to amend the Law of Associations, entitled "Amendment of Restrictions on an...
2010-04-29
On April 28, 2010, a group of 19 members of Parliament, introduced a bill entitled “Associations (Amutot) Law (Amendment – Exceptions to the Registration and Activity of an Association),...
2010-04-29
This month, nineteen members of the Knesset submitted a bill to outlaw associations which give information to foreigners or are involved in litigation abroad against senior officials of the Israeli...
2010-04-29
Democratic values are important to the human rights community in Israel. A new bill proposes to trample these democratic values and undermine the ability to seek accountability for human rights...
2010-03-10
On 14 February 2010, a government-backed bill passed preliminary reading at the Israeli Knesset. Under the pretext of increasing transparency of foreign funding of NGOs, the bill restricts the...
This month a virulent offensive was launched against the New Israeli Fund (NIF) and human rights organizations based in Israel. Government ministers, Members of Knesset, senior journalists and NGOs...