Wiping a Village Off the Map: The Destruction of a Herder Community in Northern Jordan Valley

Posted 29th January 2013, by & filed under Demolitions, Home Demolitions, Occupation, palestine, Resistance.

Wiping a Village Off the Map: The Destruction of a Herder Community in Northern Jordan Valley   Eighty people are left homeless in Hammamat Al Maleh in the Northern Jordan Valley, after the Israel Defence Forces demolished homes and animal shelters of 11 families in the communities of Hammamat Al Maleh and Hammamat Al Meiteh, on January 17th, 2013.In the morning of the following day… Read more »

In-Depth Study Tours: Autumn 2013 Programme Announced

Posted 26th January 2013, by & filed under ICAHD, ICAHD Staff, Occupation, palestine, Study Tours.

  Plans are now in place for the extended study tours that are part of ICAHD’s educational programme to equip internationals for advocacy and once again they will be facilitated by ICAHD UK. Two tours are offered for November which go beyond the traditional tourist sites as the political realities that affect Palestinians and Israelis… Read more »

ICAHD UK Mounts Photo Exhibit on Internal Displacement at the European Parliament

Posted 11th November 2012, by & filed under ICAHD, ICAHD Staff, ICAHD UK, Internal Displacement, Occupation.

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“The occupation is only going to end with outside pressure” – an interview with Jeff Halper

Posted 29th October 2012, by & filed under ICAHD, Jeff Halper, Occupation, Resistance.

The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions is well respected outside Israel, but barely known in Tel Aviv. Jeff Halper gives a critical perspective on the Israeli Left and the difficulties of strategically opposing the occupation from within.   Sitting outside a café on trendy Hillel Street in West Jerusalem – as off-duty Israeli soldiers, Orthodox… Read more »

ICAHD First Israeli Peaxe Group to Call for Sanctions

Posted 6th August 2012, by & filed under BDS, european union, ICAHD Staff, Occupation, Sanctions, Settlements.

  SANCTIONS AGAINST THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION: IT’S TIME    “If apartheid ended, so can the occupation. But the moral force and international pressure will have to be just as determined. The current divestment effort is the first, though certainly not the only, necessary move in that direction.” — Bishop Desmond Tutu    You can’t have… Read more »

Russell Tribunal Finds Israel Guilty of Apartheid

Posted 26th July 2012, by & filed under Apartheid, Civil Society, Itay Epshtain, Judaization, Occupation.

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine (an international citizen-based Tribunal of conscience created in response to the demands of civil society) found earlier this week, that Israel subjects the Palestinian people to an institutionalised regime of domination amounting to apartheid as defined under international law.   This discriminatory regime manifests in varying intensity and forms against… Read more »

Halper on the Russell Tribunal

Posted , by & filed under Apartheid, Civil Society, Ideas, Jeff Halper, Occupation, Two-state solution.

The Russell Tribunal is what happens when governments abrogate their responsibilities towards their own citizens and peoples under their control. States (plus the UN) are obligated to enforce international law and human rights conventions. When they don’t, as in their failure to apply the International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of… Read more »

European Union Protests Israeli Policies in the Occupied West Bank

Posted , by & filed under Demolitions, european union, Home Demolitions, International Advocacy, International solidarity, Itay Epshtain, Occupation.

“The significance of this development is not only the creation of a greater Jerusalem that controls the center of the West Bank” says ICAHD Director Dr. Jeff Halper “but the emergence of Israeli Occupation territorial contiguity, that effectively eliminates the two state solution.”   European Union Ambassador to Israel, Andrew Standley, submitted a formal protest… Read more »