Adalah Justice Project aims to transform American perception, policy and practice in Palestine/Israel into a human rights approach that guarantees historical justice and equality for all.
The Nakba and Historical Justice: Reclaiming History from Palestine to Alabama
Rain had fallen the night before in Montgomery, Alabama. We had traveled there to visit the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, an ambitious project by the Equal Justice Initiative to give witness to formerly enslaved Black people terrorized by lynching in the South. By the time we made our way to the newly landscaped memorial site, a brilliant sun and clear skies were heating the earth.
Presbyterian Church Passes Historic Overture Calling for Equality in Israel
On Friday, June 22, 2018, the Presbyterian Church (USA) approved a historic resolution advocating for the equal rights of all citizens of Israel. The overture, which advocates for equal rights for Palestinian citizens of Israel, is the first of its kind. It calls on church leadership to use diplomatic measures to pressure Israel to change its laws, policies, and practices that favor the rights of its Jewish citizens and discriminate against Palestinian citizens of the state.
Connecting Human Rights Struggles, Building Power: Adalah in New Orleans
The Adalah Justice Project (AJP) and Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel (Adalah) traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana, November 3-7, 2017 to build relationships with the local organizing community, to share legal and advocacy strategies to protect human rights, and to find stories of resonance with the long history of resistance in this extraordinary city. We were generously hosted and guided by the New Orleans Palestine Solidarity Committee.
Apprehension is not a legitimate basis for denying equal rights. -Unknown