Settlements

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2018-08-19
In statement to Supreme Court, gov't maintains Knesset is allowed to ignore international law anywhere it desires; Adalah: This signals Israel's intention to proceed with annexation of West Bank.
In Resolution 2334, the the Security Council “reiterates its demand that Israel immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East...
2018-06-19
Security Council convenes to discuss Palestinian question; Adalah: Since Resolution 2334 approved in December 2016, Israel has issued bids for over 5,300 new settlement housing units; Israeli...
2018-02-20
Attorney general opposes Settlements Regularization Law, says Israel's West Bank army commander must protect Palestinian property rights but nevertheless proposes other ways to seize land.
2018-02-08
Israeli government “regularizes” illegal Gilad settlement outpost for “security and humanitarian reasons”; debates additional land-grab move in occupied West Bank that violates...
In 2017, the Israeli parliament enacted a law allowing the expropriation of private West Bank Palestinian land in order to retroactively “legalize” Israeli settlements.
2018-01-11
Settlement Regularization Law allows Israel to 'legalize' settlements built on privately-owned Palestinian land via de facto expropriation.
2018-01-08
Regulations that require Palestinians and foreign workers suing Israeli employers for labor wrongs to pay financial guarantees bar access to courts and dramatically cut number of labor lawsuits.
2017-11-23
Adalah, JLAC, Al Mezan: But AG’s position still allows for expropriation of private Palestinian land, violates international law banning construction of civilian settlements on occupied territories.
2017-11-07
Law would annex West Bank settlements of Beitar Illit, Ma'ale Adumim, Givat Ze'ev, Gush Etzion, Efrat to Jerusalem, and impose Israeli civilian rule on territory under military occupation.
2017-08-24
Adalah & JLAC: Israeli government response to Supreme Court petition against Settlements Regularization Law views West Bank settlements as already annexed to Israel.
2017-08-07
Adalah, JLAC, Al Mezan: Freezing actions against settlement structures on private Palestinian lands allows continued violation of Palestinian property rights in West Bank.
2017-07-16
Report: Attorney General approved legalization of houses built on private Palestinian land in apparent effort to avoid enactment of Settlement Regularization Law.
2017-06-26
Proposed amendment would give settlements equal legal status to that of communities in the Naqab, effectively annexing parts of the southern West Bank to Israel.
2017-06-11
"Forced imposition of a political perspective is both offensive and humiliating. This harms the students' constitutional right to freedom of political expression."
2017-02-16
Supreme Court granted the state 30 days to respond to Adalah's petition against law that retroactively “legalizes”, under Israeli law, settlements built on private Palestinian land.
2017-02-05
Adalah to file Supreme Court petition against 'sweeping and dangerous' Validation Law that violates international law and Palestinian property rights in West Bank.
2016-12-28
Resolution consistent with int'l humanitarian law; Adalah demands Israel abide by Security Council's calls to "immediately and completely" cease all settlement activities, including in East J'lem.
2016-09-27
Plan to expand Jerusalem-area settlement onto Beit Jala is breach of international law, serious violation of Palestinian property rights.
2016-08-29
Israeli government transfers its authority to establish and implement settlement policy to an organization that acts in interests of Jewish citizens only.