The IDF’s Decision to Halt Punitive House Demolitions: a Small but Welcome Step

Posted 6th August 2012, by & filed under ICAHD Staff, IDF, Punitive House Demolitions.

The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) welcomes the decision of the Israeli Army to halt its policy of demolishing Palestinian houses either as punishment for acts of violence or as a deterrent measure. This policy constituted a clear violation of international law, both because it by-passed due process of law in cases where perpetrators… Read more »