A Renewed ICAHD Call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israeli Occupation and Discrimination

Posted 28th July 2012, by & filed under BDS campaign, Civil Society, ICAHD Staff, International solidarity, Nonviolence, Resistance, Unified Palestinian Civil Society Call.

The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) was the first Israeli organization to endorse a boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign and to formulate a statement, issued in January, 2005, calling on the international community to support it. Over the past decade and a half ICAHD has played a key role in expanding the BDS… Read more »

Civil Society as a Watchdog in the Current Negotiations

Posted , by & filed under BDS campaign, Binyamin Netanyahu, Civil Society, Facts on the Ground, Ideas, Jeff Halper, Refugees, Two-state solution.

  Civil society is a blunt instrument. As “public opinion” we form a vague background to government decision-making and as voters we have a broad – but only broad – effect on who is in power and what policies are pursued. Occasionally sections of us can be mobilized, less focused in the case of Glenn… Read more »

Pete Seeger has officially announced his support for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel

Posted , by & filed under BDS campaign, Bedouins, ICAHD Staff, Jeff Halper, Jewish National Fund, Pete Seeger.

February 28– Folk music legend Pete Seeger has come out in support of the growing Palestinian movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel as a program for justice for Palestinians and a route to peace in the Middle East.     Seeger, 92, participated in last November’s online virtual rally “With Earth and… Read more »

Paper delivered at UN Conference

Posted 23rd July 2012, by & filed under Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, Apartheid, BDS campaign, Civil Society, Ideas, Two-state solution.

The following paper was given by Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, ICAHD’s Advocacy Officer, at the recent UN international conference of civil society in support of Israeli-Palestinian peace, held at the European Parliament in Brussels on 30 and 31st August 2007. She writes that international civil society is the key to liberation of the Palestinian people and that… Read more »