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The petition, filed on behalf of the Al-Tufula Center, the Arab Mayors’ Committee, and the Follow-up Committee on Arab Education demands the cancellation of clauses requiring that educational...
Petitioners: There is no rational relationship between social welfare benefits and punishment for criminal offenses.
State funding covers 90% of budgets of Jewish religious schools, but up to maximum of just 75% of budgets of Arab church schools in Israel
In 2014, 75% of 3-4 year old Bedouin children in Israel did not have any educational framework; this figure did not exceed 5% for Israeli Jewish children at that age.
Due to lack of clinics, village residents have to travel to town of Al Kseifeh, 9 kilometers away, to receive medical treatment.
Adalah: \"It is absurd that the state refuses to provide shelter to these villages in the Naqab, and at the same time avoids providing vital services to these villages because of the lack of...
Adalah: Dropout rate in the village among high school youth reaches more than 45%.
On 22 December 2013, Adalah submitted a petition to the Supreme Court of Israel demanding that a construction company be ordered to sell an apartment to an Arab citizen in a new neighborhood in the...
On 30 October 2013, the 'Contributors to the State Bill' passed a preliminary reading in the Israeli Knesset. The bill grants additional, extensive benefits to those that are already granted to...
On 24 July 2013, Adalah filed a petition to the Israeli Supreme Court on behalf of the parents of children from seven schools in the Naqab (Negev) in southern Israel. The schools currently receive...
The Knesset enacted the Nakba Law on 22 March 2011. The law authorizes the Minister of Finance to reduce funding or support provided by the state to an institution if it holds an activity that...
On 2 February 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel dismissed a petition submitted by Adalah on 20 June 2010 that sought to prevent the Israeli government from continuing to use a prior governmental...
(Haifa, Israel) For the first time, the European Union (EU) has called upon Israel to protect the rights of Arab citizens of Israel. Specifically, the EU urged Israel “to increase efforts to...
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (“the Committee”) issued its "List of Issues" for Israel in December 2010. This list consists of 39 questions concerning Israel's...