Demolition and Displacement report: July 2018

Posted August 4, 2018, by & filed under News.

This month, 53 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) displacing 97 people- including 55 children- and affecting a further 644 people, including 292 children. Inside Israel, 11 houses were demolished in Arab-Palestinian cities, displacing dozens of people, and in the Naqab desert, the unrecognised Bedouin village Al-Araquib was demolished for… Read more »

March with ICAHD UK – Together Against Trump – London 13 July

Posted July 9, 2018, by & filed under News.

March with ICAHD UK at the Together Against Trump National Demonstration – Friday, 13 July, 2pm London ICAHD UK will be joining the Palestine Bloc during the massive national demonstration against Trump’s politics of racism, war and hate. The event is organised by the Stop Trump Coalition and will end in a rally in Trafalgar… Read more »

Announced: Frankie Boyle for ICAHD UK’s Laughing For Palestine Fundraiser in Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Posted June 10, 2018, by & filed under News.

Comedian Frankie Boyle will perform for ICAHD UK’s Buy-A-Brick fundraiser show at the Edinburgh Fringe. The show Laughing For Palestine will take place on Monday 13 August at 16:15 at the Ballroom of The Counting House under the auspices of the Free Festival. It will be MCed by ICAHD UK’s Director, comedian Daphna Baram. ICAHD… Read more »

ICAHD UK 2018 Conference: Towards one state, And Plans for an Active Autumn

Posted June 9, 2018, by & filed under News.

ICAHD UK’s Conference 2018 took place at Amnesty UK’s International Human Rights Centre on 19th May, with an impressive attendance of 120 participants. It opened on a solemn note, commemorating the dead protesters in Gaza, shot by Israeli soldiers. ICAHD UK’S director, Daphna Baram, commented on the connection between the struggle against demolition and displacement,… Read more »

Buy a Brick Campaign and The 2018 Autumn Building – Harvesting – Learning Camp are Underway: Donate, Enjoy And Join The Action

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ICAHD UK’s Buy A Brick campaign towards the Building – Harvesting and Learning Camp in October kick-started at the ICAHD UK Conference in May. We are aiming to collect 10,000 pounds in order to buy the 10 thousand bricks needed for the construction of a community centre at the heart of the Jordan Valley. The… Read more »

28 June 2018: ICAHD UK hosts Kalil AlAmour’s Talk – Bedouins: Urbanization or Forced Displacement

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Thursday 28 June 7pm, Amnesty International, 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA Free entry, donations will be collected Under the premise of “modernization” Israel is trying to push Palestinian Bedouins off their land, away from their agricultural way of life, and into crowded crime-stricken townships which offer no employment. Recently, following years of struggle, the… Read more »

The proposed demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar: A Violation Now, and a Harbinger of More to Come

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Bernard Spiegal On 24 May the Israeli High Court confirmed that the mass demolition and transfer of the Palestinian Bedouin community of Khan Al Ahmar can proceed.  This Bedouin village is located on the outskirts of East Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank.  From Israel’s perspective, it represents an impediment to the state’s intention to… Read more »