East Jerusalem Home Demolished, 48% Increase of Displacement Incidents in East Jerusalem

Posted 19th July 2012, by & filed under demolition, displacement, East Jerusalem, Itay Epshtain.

One house and one animal shelter were demolished yesterday (July 18 2012), in the Abu Tor neighborhood of East Jerusalem. 36 structures have been demolished in the area since the beginning of the year, affecting 280 people, representing a 48% increase of displacement incidents in comparison with 2011.  ICAHD staff arrived at the site moments… Read more »

ICAHD volunteers rebuild Bedouin bridge

Posted 18th July 2012, by & filed under Bedouins, Civil disobedience, Constructing Peace Campaign, demolition, ICAHD Staff, Rebuilding.

ICAHD’s Constructing Peace Campaign recently rebuilt a bridge for Bedouin villagers of Ramadin in the South Hebron Hills. The bridge had been destroyed by the IDF as part of the Israeli government’s policy of ‘encouraging’ the Bedouin to evacuate the South Hebron Hills area, which is close to the separation barrier and the checkpoint exiting… Read more »