Dates For Your Diary

Posted October 1, 2019, by & filed under News.

A Presentation by Jeff Halper and Mohammad Sabaaneh at the Irish Cultural Centre, 5 Black’s Road, Hammersmith, London W6 9DT. Meeting sponsored by West London Palestine Solidarity Campaign and the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) In this Powerpoint presentation, Jeff Halper and Mohammad Sabaaneh argue that the Matrix of Control which Israel has laid… Read more »

A Response to Israel’s September Elections

Posted September 30, 2019, by & filed under Jeff Halper, News.

By Jeff Halper (18 September 2019)   A few quick take-aways from yesterday’s election in Israel: 1. Netanyahu is out. His only hope of avoiding prison was to get immunity from the Parliament, and without a majority of 61 (the Likud/right bloc got only 55-56) that is impossible. Either the Likud will go into a… Read more »

Visit Palestine in March 2020 with ICAHD-Recommended Study Tour

Posted September 26, 2019, by & filed under News.

Rosemary Garsed presents Rudina Jaber with a gift from New Zealand   New Zealand teacher Rosemary Garsed’s life has been turned upside down since visiting Palestine In June 2016 Rosemary joined a pilgrimage group to Jordan/Palestine/Israel with members of her church. She was so challenged by issues she encountered she returned to Amman to spend… Read more »

The Israeli Elections and Annexation of the Jordan Valley – some thoughts by Jeff Halper

Posted September 17, 2019, by & filed under News.

By Jeff Halper, Founder of ICAHD 14 September 2019 I’ve been struggling to find something profound, insightful, even mildly interesting about Israel’s elections, including the (yawn) drama around Netanyahu’s announcement that after the elections he will annex the Jordan Valley, followed by all the settlements, but – he emphasized – without giving one Palestinian Israeli… Read more »

Protests Against the Arms Fair – September 2019

Posted September 8, 2019, by & filed under News.

A report by ICAHD Executive Committee member Patrick Darnes 8th September 2019 On the 2nd & 3rd September Deborah and myself joined the protests against the Government-backed Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) Arms Fair which takes place every two years and is currently located at the Excel Exhibition Centre in East London. We were… Read more »

August 2019 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted September 6, 2019, by & filed under News.

During the month of August 2019, at least 19 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 19 people- including 6 children- and affecting a further 480 people (according to OCHA oPT). Al-‘Aragib, an unrecognised Bedouin village in the Naqab desert has been demolished five times… Read more »

Professor David Pegg – A Tribute

Posted August 28, 2019, by & filed under News.

The ICAHD family mourns the passing of our good friend and supporter Professor David Pegg, and we extend our condolences to his wife and partner Dr Monica Wusteman and all the family. David had a distinguished career as a clinical scientist and academic. He had posts in London, Cambridge and York where he was made… Read more »

Hebron Diary – Resistance – 22 August 2019

Posted August 23, 2019, by & filed under News.

A further report by a member of ICAHD UK who is currently on the West Bank with the Christian Peacemakers Team. Whatever divisions exist among the Palestinian people – and there are many – one determination links them all and that is the determination not to be removed from the land. Thus simply “staying put”,… Read more »

The Difficult Passage from a Two-State ‘Solution’ to Decolonisation in Palestine/Israel

Posted August 21, 2019, by & filed under News.

By Jeff Halper, Founder ICAHD   It’s happening, but slowly. Surveying the special issue of the Palestine/Israel Journal devoted to the threat that the hallowed “two-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian “conflict” may be in jeopardy – or, as the issue’s title has it, “at a dangerous crossroads” – one gets the feeling of half-hearted, almost… Read more »

Hebron Diary – 1st August 2019 – Home

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A further report by a member of ICAHD UK who is currently on the West Bank with the Christian Peacemakers Team. Ten days have now passed since the agonising house demolitions in East Jerusalem. Hundreds of Israeli troops and border police stormed the Wadi al-Hummus area of Sur Bahir in the early hours of July… Read more »