End Home Demolitions – An Introduction

Posted March 15, 2020, by & filed under News.

As an Israeli peace and human rights organization, ICAHD focuses its activities around resistance to Israel’s policy of demolishing Palestinian homes, both in Israel and in the Occupied Palestine Territory (OPT). The demolition policy is part of Israel’s attempt to Judaize Palestine, to transform an Arab country into a Jewish one. During and after the… Read more »

Monthly Demolition and Displacement Reports

Posted March 14, 2020, by & filed under News.

  June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 January 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 September 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 July 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018… Read more »

Categories of Home Demolitions

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ICAHD estimates that about 52,000 Palestinian homes were demolished in the Naqba and more than 55,000 in the Occupied Territory since 1967, based on information gleaned from the Israeli Ministry of Interior, the Jerusalem Municipality, the Civil Administration, OCHA and other UN sources, Palestinian and Israeli human rights organizations, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, ICAHD’s… Read more »

Forthcoming Extended Study Tours

Posted February 14, 2020, by & filed under News.

Visit Palestine/Israel on an Extended Study Tour that will change your life 2-12 November 2020   With the option of extending your stay by 2 or 5 days to help rebuild a small home for a family in collaboration with the Good Shepherd Collective – details here Jeff Halper explains Israel’s Matrix of Control over… Read more »

ICAHD joins in with fellow Israeli human rights organisations thanking international activists for attempting to break the Gaza siege

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Letter published here.   February 2020 We are Israeli groups and organizations, active against our government’s violations of Palestinian rights, which include dispossession, occupation, colonization, house demolition, torture and apartheid. We would like to thank Gaza 2020: Breaking the Siege (1) – a group of international activists, including members of parliament, who carried out a… Read more »

Atta Jaber and his Family

Posted February 12, 2020, by & filed under News.

On Wednesday, 21 st February 2018, the bulldozers of Israel’s “Civil” Administration (which it calls its military government over 7 million Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza) destroyed the farm of the Jaber family in the Baka Valley, near Hebron. Normally this would not be a notable event. Every day dozens of actions are… Read more »

End Home Demolitions – Sample lobby letters

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We welcome this long-awaited report which identifies 112 companies that are involved in business activities in settlements in the Occupied Palestine Territory which violate Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  To see the statement which includes a link naming the companies click here. https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25542&LangID=E JCB bulldozers and pneumatic drills have been used to demolish… Read more »

The ICAHD UK Annual Conference 2020

Posted February 6, 2020, by & filed under News.

Saturday 30 May 2020 at the Amnesty International UK Human Rights Action Centre, 25 New Inn Yard, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3EA 11.15am-5.00pm   Since 1967, when Israel’s occupation began, more than 55,000 Palestinian homes and structures vital for living have been demolished in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza in violation of international law,… Read more »

January 2020 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted February 4, 2020, by & filed under Monthly Demolition Report, News.

During the month of January 2020, at least 44 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 87 people- including 56 children- and affecting a further 205 people (according to OCHA oPT). In the Naqab desert, the entire Bedouin village of al-Aragib has been demolished three… Read more »