Laughing for Palestine on the Edinburgh Fringe!

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

Following the huge success of the inaugural ‘Laughing for Palestine’ event on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, ICAHD UK are excited to announce another exciting fund-raising event at this year’s Fringe. Headlined by Seann Walsh and featuring Maria Shehata, Gary Sansome, Sameena Zehra and Gavin Webster, the event will be MC’ed by Daphna Baram… Read more »

A Bedouin Feast – A Report from on the Ground in Hebron

Posted June 24, 2019, by & filed under News.

An ICAHD member is currently in Hebron with the Christian Peacemakers Team and has sent the following report on their experiences…   We were summoned quite suddenly – as is usual in these circumstances. The day before there had been multiple military vehicles, soldiers, border police and the Israeli Civil Administration, assessing, measuring, reporting. A… Read more »

ICAHD UK Recommendation to the Equality and Human Rights Commission enquiry into allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

Posted June 10, 2019, by & filed under News.

This paper below was submitted by ICAHD UK to the enquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into the allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Details of the enquiry investigation may be viewed here. Summary 1. ICAHD UK recommends the Commission to define anti-Semitism at an early stage in its enquiry.  We recognise… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement Report – May 2019

Posted June 3, 2019, by & filed under News.

During May 2019, at least 16 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 29 people- including 12 children- and affecting a further 121 people (according to OCHA oPT). All the demolitions and confiscations were carried out on grounds of lacking an Israeli-issued building permit. Most… Read more »

Walter Wolfgang (1923-2019)

Posted May 31, 2019, by & filed under News.

ICAHD UK would like to pay tribute, alongside many other individuals and organisations, to Walter Wolfgang who died on 29th May, aged 95. A life-long socialist and anti-war campaigner, Walter was also a member of ICAHD UK, and a great supporter. His family was persecuted under the Nazis so in 1937, when just 13 years… Read more »

ICAHD UK 2019 Conference Highlights

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Breaking the Wall – How to Bring About Change in Palestine Activism and Solidarity, a Political Programme, or Both? Analysis, Debate and a View towards the Future  

Judaizing Beit Hanina in East Jerusalem with backing from Americans

Posted May 24, 2019, by & filed under News.

by Jeff Halper (March 31, 2012) Natche family home under threat of eviction by settlers, Beit Hanina. (Photo: Michael Salisbury) Driving Palestinians out of their homes in “east” Jerusalem is, as you can imagine, a dirty business. But its not terribly difficult. The Palestinians are a vulnerable population, poor (70% subsist on less than $2… Read more »

An Israeli Jew in Gaza: A Statement by Jeff Halper

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September 2008   Jeff Halper heads the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, and was a nominee for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize. In the following reports he explains the reasons for a daring voyage to break the siege that Israel has imposed on Gaza over the past months, and reflects on the outcome. On August… Read more »