Unverified non-profit organisation

Adalah (“Justice” in Arabic) is an independent human rights organisation and legal centre based in Israel. The Centre works to promote and defend the rights of Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel and Palestinians living in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT).

Adalah seeks to achieve equal individual and collective rights for the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel in the following major fields: land and planning rights; civil and political rights; economic, social and cultural rights; and prisoners’ rights. It also defends the human rights of Palestinians living under occupation based on international law.


Year established


Participant in relevant networks

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH); United Against Torture; Civic Coalition for Defending the Palestinians' Rights in Jerusalem (CCDPRJ); Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network; Habitat International Coalition (HIC); Women's Budget Forum;

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Middle East: Israel

Global issues

Education and training; Human rights; Labour conditions