Help Save Lifta

Posted July 30, 2021, by & filed under News.

Photo: Creative Commons The remains of the Palestinian village of Lifta are in danger of erasure if Israeli developers have their way. Located on the slopes of Jerusalem, more than 2500 Palestinians used to reside in Lifta however during the war in 1948, they fled for their lives never to return. In the immediate years… Read more »

Sheikh Jarrah evictions court case

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Photo: Stop the Wall – Settlers at home of Mrs Al-Kurd On 2nd August, the Israeli Supreme Court is scheduled to decide whether it will hear the appeal from four families slated for eviction from Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood. The Al-Askafi, Al-Ja’ouni, Al-Qasem and Al-Kurd families appealed to the Supreme Court after they lost their… Read more »

ICAHD UK Webinar – Evictions, Demolitions, & Displacement in Sheikh Jarrah & Silwan: Victims of Israeli oppression & their resistance – Wed 25 August 5.00-6.15pm (UK Time)

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Photo: OCHA – demolition in Silwan   Israeli governmental authorities, in collusion with the Israeli courts, press on at speed in displacing Palestinians from their rightful homes across the West Bank and East Jerusalem so that they can be replaced with a Jewish population – a process defined as settler colonialism. This webinar will focus… Read more »

The Zionist assault on Judaism – Jeff Halper

Posted July 8, 2021, by & filed under Latest News, News.

An Israeli soldier keeps guard near a Palestinian woman standing next to Star of David graffiti sprayed by Israeli settlers at an Army checkpoint in the center of Hebron. May 18, 2009 (Photo: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images) Zionism has not yet murdered Judaism but it has undermined its moral and historical integrity. By intentionally fanning antisemitism,… Read more »

Humsa Al-Bqai’a flattened for the 7th time on 7th July 2021

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Photo by NRC at Humsa Al-Bqai’a   The Palestinian herding community of Humsa Al-Bqai’a (Khirbet Hamsa in Hebrew) was demolished yet again by the Israeli Civil Administration (ICA) on Wednesday, 7th July 2021 following previous demolitions in November 2020 and February 2021. Israeli authorities argue that it needs this land as a “firing zone” for… Read more »

June 2021 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted July 5, 2021, by & filed under News.

Photo: Aref Dagharmeh, B’Tselem, 24 June 2021 1 June 2 June 3 June 7 June 8 June 9 June 10 June 13 June 14 June 17 June 20 June 21 June 22 June 23 June 24 June 27 June 28 June 29 June 30 June Summary Notes:   There are four categories of demolitions: Punitive… Read more »

Settler Attacks on Palestinians Increase

Posted June 28, 2021, by & filed under News.

During recent years, there has been a rise of violence towards Palestinians from Jewish settlers who reside illegally in Israel’s occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.  Now with the new Israeli government headed by Naftali Bennett who was sworn in as Prime Minister on 13th June, incidences of settler violence have intensified. Bennett is a… Read more »

The Effects of Home Demolition on Children and Families – Teresa Bailey, UK Palestine Mental Health Network

Posted June 25, 2021, by & filed under News.

Two of the greatest fears children have, conscious or unconscious, whatever their circumstances, class, or race are the terror of abandonment and the fear of obliteration. Over time, all children in good enough environments, will have had repeated experiences of physical stability, loving, consistent, responsiveness from the caregiver, not having to wait too long for… Read more »