The Basic law in Israel does not grant individuals the right to express their opinions; however, the Supreme Court has affirmed the right as an essential component of human dignity. Read more

Peaceful Assembly

Although there is no constitutional guarantee of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly, it has been upheld by the judiciary as a fundamental right Read more


Due to a perpetual emergency decree, Israeli authorities have wide discretion to declare an organisation illegal. Read more


Respect for fundamental freedoms in Israel is heavily influenced by the complex political situation related to Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. Read more