ICAHD UK Webinar – 12 August 2020: Demolitions within Israel and the Impact on Women and Children

Posted July 29, 2020, by & filed under Events, House Demolitions, News, Webinars.

Within the state of Israel, communities in the Naqab (Negev) desert and the Galilee that are not officially recognized by Israel are termed unrecognized villages and as a result, they do not benefit from state support for basic services and infrastructure such as roads, water, electricity, schools and health clinics. Of the approximate 200,000 Bedouins in Israel, more… Read more »

Postcard Campaign to NSPCC

Posted July 22, 2020, by & filed under News, NSPCC / JCB Campaign, Protest Actions.

This campaign has now finished but 3,000 postcards were sent to the NSPCC ICAHD UK is supporting a campaign initiative taken by Protecting Palestinian Families, an offshoot of Stop the Demolitions, to stop the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) from taking money from JCB, the British company that… Read more »

Letter to your MP about the spike in demolitions during June 2020 – suggested points:

Posted July 14, 2020, by & filed under House Demolitions, Lobbying, News.

Please write to your MP asking him or her to write to the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary. Please use your own words, but here are some points which, if you wish, you could make. You could suggest that Dominic Raab should write to the Israeli Government, protesting that the current spike in demolitions is yet… Read more »

Peter Beinart Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Jeff Halper, 13 July 2020

Posted July 13, 2020, by & filed under Jeff Halper, News.

Israeli and Palestinian flags (illustrative).Credit: © Tonygers | Dreamstime.com   ICAHD’s Jeff Halper has had an opinion piece published in the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz, in response to the brouhaha generated by Peter Beinart’s two articles: “Yavne: A Jewish Case for Equality in Israel-Palestine,” published in Jewish Currents, and “I No Longer Believe in a Jewish… Read more »

Forthcoming ICAHD Webinars

Posted July 9, 2020, by & filed under News, Webinars.

Watch our past ICAHD UK and ICAHD USA webinars here. ICAHD UK Webinar Attending to mental health needs in the midst of a genocide: what is possible? This webinar will focus on the importance of speaking about Palestinian mental health when Israel seeks to debilitate the whole of Palestinian society. Those presenting will be Samah… Read more »

View the ICAHD UK Webinar: End Home Demolitions in the West Bank – 22 July 2020

Posted July 3, 2020, by & filed under Events, House Demolitions, Masafer Yatta, News, Webinars.

Wednesday, 22 July 5 – 6.15pm (UK)  7-8.15pm (Jerusalem)   Demolitions have spiked in recent weeks and it is important to understand what it behind Israel’s demolition policy which has resulted in around 55,000 Palestinian homes and structures vital for living being demolitions in the Occupied Palestine Territory of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and… Read more »

ICAHD UK Interview with Jonathan Kuttab who Calls for One State – Win / Win for All

Posted June 29, 2020, by & filed under ICAHD Interviews, News, One Democratic State Campaign.

Jonathan, you’ve established yourself as a leading human rights lawyer in Palestine and Israel, what is your background?   My earliest years were in Bethlehem but then I went to Jerusalem for much of my schooling. At the time, the place was small and movement between them was easy.  I went to the US shortly… Read more »

The Dangers of the Security State

Posted June 12, 2020, by & filed under Jeff Halper, News.

A lot of attention has been directed recently at the “training” American police receive from Israel. Its extensive and pervasive. A lot of the violent and militarized police culture we see has either been generated by Israeli tactics and weaponry – or has been reinforced by it (American police forces being violent well before Israel)…. Read more »