Advancing Equality for All Israelis
Israel's Declaration of Independence establishes a state that ensures "complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or sex." NIF works to transform that ideal into reality.
New Legislation Targets Asylum Seekers
Legislators in Israel are proposing a new plan to detain African asylum seekers in Israel following September’s Supreme Court victory.
Government Ministries Evade Freedom of Information Requests
The Movement for Freedom of Information generates pressure for a more transparent government in Israel.
138 Asylum Seekers to be Released
Following two years of detention, 138 African asylum seekers will finally be released.
Attorney Dan Yakir Celebrates 25 Years with ACRI
Dan Yakir – NIF Law Fellow Alum and prominent human rights lawyer – discusses the past, present, and future of human rights in Israel.
STORIES & SUCCESSES
High Court Orders Closure of Detention Camps for African Refugees
In a major victory for human rights, Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that refugees can no longer be held indefinitely in detention camps. Read More...
New Regulations Allow Compensation for "Price Tag" Damage
New legislation ensures compensation for Palestinian Israeli victims of hate crimes.
Breakthrough for Movement for Freedom of Information
In a victory for democracy, government dealings with private groups will now be made public. Read More...