From the Editors
During the past two weeks, the United States and the European Union released their annual human rights and progress reports, respectively, on Israel. Each one substantially criticized the state of minority rights in the country. The US State Department called the "institutional and societal discrimination" against Arab citizens of Israel one of the country's top three most significant human rights issues of 2011, and the EU stressed that "progress on the ...Keep Reading »
Adalah has been at the forefront of promoting and defending the rights of Palestinians in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) for over fifteen years. Its work includes challenging discriminatory and racist laws against Palestinian citizens of Israel, advocating for basic services and against home demolitions and evictions in the unrecognized Arab Bedouin villages in the Naqab (Negev), and pursuing accountability for victims of Israeli military operations in ...Keep Reading »
Rina Rosenberg is the International Advocacy Director at Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel.