Another eviction in Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem

Posted 28th July 2012, by & filed under East Jerusalem, Eviction, ICAHD Staff, Settler Violence, Sheikh Jarrah.

Rioting settlers forced a Palestinian family from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah out of their home on Tuesday, after the district court denied the residents’ appeal to remain on the premises.  Shortly after the verdict was passed – to the Hanun family’s surprise – dozens of settlers stormed their house with hired security… Read more »

Another eviction in Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem

Posted , by & filed under East Jerusalem, Eviction, ICAHD Staff, Settler Violence, Sheikh Jarrah.

Rioting settlers forced a Palestinian family from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah out of their home on Tuesday, after the district court denied the residents’ appeal to remain on the premises.  Shortly after the verdict was passed – to the Hanun family’s surprise – dozens of settlers stormed their house with hired security… Read more »

UNOCHR leader Baroness Valerie Amos’s comments concerning house demolitions in the oPt

Posted , by & filed under Demolitions, Eviction, Home Demolitions, Israeli planning policies, Itay Epshtain, Itay Epshtain, UN humanitarian chief.

ICAHD Co-Director Itay Epshtain met with United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Baroness Valerie Amos on Sunday (15/05/11) to highlight the apartheid-like system of occupation, disfranchisement, oppression, and the denial of self-determination. Following the meeting, attended by various officials from the UN and Palestinian and Israeli NGOs, the UN humanitarian chief was quoted saying, “Palestinians are utterly frustrated by the impact of Israeli policies on… Read more »