Building solidarity in an Unrecognized Village

Posted 6th August 2012, by & filed under building, ICAHD Staff, Lod, Palestinian citizens of Israel, Ramla, Unrecognized villages.

Today ICAHD participated in the building of a playground Dahamesh. Dahamesh is one of over 100 “unrecognized villages”, Palestinian/Arab towns within the 1949 Armistice Lines that the Israeli government does not recognize. The 1965 Planning and Construction Law zoned land for housing, agriculture and industry but the areas zoned for housing did not include many… Read more »

The Israeli Government Demolishes a Private House in Isawya, East Jerusalem

Posted 29th July 2012, by & filed under Bedouins, Demolitions, East Jerusalem, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Meir Margalit, Palestinian citizens of Israel, Road Map.

On Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, the Israeli government demolished 30 structures in an “unrecognized” village of the Negev, and two buildings in East Jerusalem – a building in Wadi Joz that served as a center for disabled children and a private house in Al Isawiya. The latter belonged to Daud and Hussein Nasser and was… Read more »

Demolitions in Lod

Posted 28th July 2012, by & filed under ICAHD Staff, Israel 1948, Lod, Palestinian citizens of Israel.

The Israeli Authorities have demolsihed 7 homes today in Lod and may continue with further demolitions in the area, in what is one of the biggest demolition operations inside the 1948 borders this year. The houses, owned by Palestinian citizens of Israel are located in an area which is not zoned for building despite the repeated… Read more »