One of some 1,200 miniature cameras smuggled into polling stations in Arab communities in Israel by paid Likud observers during April 9’s elections for the 21st Knesset

Likud Plans to Spend $570,000 to Spy Again on Arab Polling Stations

The Likud, the party heading up PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition, is planning to spend an estimated two million shekels on placing surveillance cameras in Arab polling stations all over Israel during the September 17 general elections. During Israel’s April 9 election, hirelings contracted by the far-right Likud were discovered to be wearing secret body…

Palestinian fishermen along the coast of Gaza

Supreme Court Orders State to Return 65 Boats to Gaza Fishermen

Following the Supreme Court’s acceptance of a petition filed by three human rights organizations, Israeli authorities submitted last week a preliminary response in which they declared the state’s intention to return 65 fishing boats seized and confiscated from Gaza fishermen in the Strip’s territorial waters. Gisha – Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, Adalah –…

Invitation to a house meeting with Hadash candidate Dr. Ofer Cassif that took place in Tel Aviv last night, March 18. The caption in large fonts reads: "Flocking to you."

Supreme Court Overturns Barrings of Hadash’s Cassif and Balad-Ra’am

Israel’s Supreme Court overturned on Sunday, March 17, the disqualifications of Dr. Ofer Cassif, a Communist candidate from the Hadash-Ta’al political alliance, and the entire Balad-Ra’am (United Arab List) bloc from running in the April 9 general elections. The nine justices also unanimously confirmed Hadash-Ta’al’s right to run in the elections, which was being appealed before…

Adalah Attorney Suhad Bishara and its General Director, Attorney Hassan Jabareen, during a session held in Israel's Supreme Court in Jerusalem for a hearing on a petition against the Settlement Regularization Law, June 2, 2018

Adalah: Election Committee’s Decisions to Bar Cassif & Balad-Ta’al are McCarthyist Persecution

“Israel’s Central Elections Committee is a political body that operates in overt contradiction of the law and court rulings in order to humiliate Arab candidates,” said Atty. Hassan Jabareen, general director of Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel. Jabareen was responding to the committee’s disqualification last Wednesday, March 6, of…