Another Gain for Perseverance: The UN Vote on Recognizing Palestine. And Yet…

Posted 13th December 2012, by & filed under Jeff Halper, palestine, Prolonged occupation, UN.

  On one level, the General Assembly’s overwhelming vote to recognize the state of Palestine represented a significant achievement for the PLO/Palestinian Authority. It reaffirmed international support for Palestinian self-determination and demonstrated just how isolated Israel and the US are on this issue. The significance of the vote went beyond the merely “symbolic.” Unlike previous… Read more »

In the Name of Justice: Key Issues Around a Single State

Posted 13th September 2012, by & filed under Itay Epshtain, Jeff Halper, One State, Prolonged occupation.

In the Name of Justice: ICAHD Raises Key Issues Around a Single State as a Step Towards Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict By Jeff Halper and Itay Epshtain Over the past 15 years, ICAHD has actively resisted the Israeli Occupation. For almost that long we have argued that the two-state solution is dead and gone, based on… Read more »

ICAHD Statement to the Human Rights Council: Israeli Illegal Practices and Prolonged Occupation

Posted 26th July 2012, by & filed under Demolitions, Home Demolitions, international law, Itay Epshtain, Prolonged occupation, UN Human Rights Council.

  Earlier today (Tuesday, May 15th) ICAHD submitted its statement to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) to convene in Geneva next month. ICAHD called the Council to reflect on the legality of prolonged Israeli occupation,  a possible new type of crime against humanity.  The statement, authored by Adv. Emily Schaeffer from the Michael Sfard Law Office and… Read more »