July 2019 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted August 2, 2019, by & filed under News.

During the month of July 2019, at least 66 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 47 people- including 26 children- and affecting a further 7,952 people (according to OCHA oPT). All the demolitions and confiscations were carried out on grounds of lacking an Israeli-issued… Read more »

Palestine and Israel: Working for a Just Peace

Posted July 29, 2019, by & filed under News.

Wednesday 7 August 8pm – 10pm at The Lighthouse, 43-45 West Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9DB   If your in the Edinburgh area, come along to a dynamic double bill: Daphna Baram, Director of ICAHD UK; and Jane Dallas Ross, recently back from three months working with the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in the Occupied Palestinian… Read more »

Sample Letter To You MP Concerning the Recent Demolition of Sur Baher

Posted July 24, 2019, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

Dear [name of your MP] I am writing to seek your personal response on Israel’s recent demolition of seventy homes in the Palestinian village of Sur Baher and to ask you to approach the Foreign Secretary for his feedback regarding Israel’s ongoing demolition of Palestinian homes and the resulting forced displacement that are happening in… Read more »

A Statement by Jeff Halper on Demolitions in Sur Baher

Posted July 22, 2019, by & filed under News.

As I write this the Israeli military is demolishing 70 homes — perhaps as many as 100 in the end — in an absolutely illegal action approved by Israel’s Supreme Court. Briefly, the Apartheid Wall coursing through the West Bank and East Jerusalem does not conform to any agreed boundary; it is built wherever Israel… Read more »

More News from Hebron

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

A further report from our ICAHD member currently in Hebron with the Christian Peacemakers Team… After dark, the evenings are punctuated by fireworks and bin collections. The fireworks end around midnight but the bins may clank away into the early hours depending on the day. The earliest call to prayer begins around 4am followed by… Read more »

Participate in ICAHD’s Recommended Study Tours – November and March

Posted July 20, 2019, by & filed under News, Study Tours.

Don’t miss out because nothing compares to witnessing the situation on the ground! Palestinians have called us to stand with them by demonstrating this meaningful form of solidarity. At a time when accusations of anti-Semitism are being used to attempt to silence activists from speaking out about Israel’s violations of international law, we need to… Read more »