A discussion with Hassan Jabareen, Founder & General Director of Adalah: the Legal Center for Minority Rights in Israel.
Hassan Jabareen is the founder of Adalah. He has extensive experience in litigating landmark cases before the Israeli Supreme Court on behalf of Palestinians in Israel and in the OPT. Major cases include representing Arab political parties and leaders in elections disqualification cases and in political, criminal cases; and challenging the Citizenship Law which prohibits family unification between Palestinians from the OPT and Palestinian citizens of Israel, and the no-compensation law which banned Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza from obtaining damages from Israeli security forces. Further he led the legal team in the representation of the 13 bereaved families of the October 2000 killings and Arab political leaders before the Or Commission of Inquiry. He also appeared numerous times before UN human rights bodies. He received the "Peter Cicchino Award" for