Volume 90, February 2012
Success Story
Right to Housing
Political Persecution

Economic & Social Rights

Adalah calls on the government to withdraw its support for a new bill that would grant a 35% tax exemption on donations to institutions promoting settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem.

Water Tribunal rejects Adalah's appeal to connect unrecognized Arab Bedouin villages in the Naqab to the water network, despite a Supreme Court ruling that the state must guarantee "minimum access to water".

Prisoners' Rights
Occupied Palestinian Territory
Events in Syria

Adalah Statement

The Syrian regime is committing war crimes and crimes against humanity; independent investigation into the Homs Massacre and other crimes against civilians must be opened

Adalah at the UN
Adalah Attorney Orna Kohn


From 14-16 February 2012, Adalah Attorney Orna Kohn represented Adalah at the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Geneva. The Committee convened to review Israel's compliance with its international human rights obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), which Israel ratified in 1979. More…

Upcoming Events

Women's Day - 8 March

Adalah and Sidreh will host a joint event on 7 March 2012 in the Naqab on Arab Bedouin women's rights. Adalah Attorney Orna Kohn will be a speaker.

Adalah Attorney Sawsan Zaher will speak on the Citizenship Law decision on a panel discussing this case from a feminist perspective at Mada al-Carmel on 8 March 2012 in Haifa.

Adalah & Amnesty UK at Film Festival

Adalah Attorney Suhad Bishara will speak at a keynote event on Palestinian citizens of Israel in the run-up to the 15th London-Palestine Film Festival on 5 April 2012.

NGO Partners' Reports

PCATI: New paper on impunity for torture, "Accountability Still Denied"

EMHRN and APRODEV: EU-Israel Relations - Promoting and Ensuring Respect for International Law

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