ICAHD UK Webinar: Clare Short in conversation with Jeff Halper and Awad Abdelfattah – Towards One Democratic State – 27 May, 5-6.15pm (UK)

Posted May 11, 2020, by & filed under Events.

Photo: ICAHD – Clare Short at ICAHD UK Conference   Former Labour politician, Clare Short has worked internationally with non-governmental advocacy groups across the developing world and has had long-standing interest in Palestine/Israel. She will be conversation with Awad Abdelfattah from the Galilee and Jeff Halper from Jerusalem. Awad is a political writer and former… Read more »

ODSC Statement on Annexation – 29 April 2020

Posted May 10, 2020, by & filed under News.

Below is a Call from the One Democratic State Campaign (ODSC) — a Palestinian-led organization in Palestine — for the establishment of a single democratic state of equal rights for all its citizens (including Palestinian refugees and their family who choose to come home). It notes that a single state already exists de facto between… Read more »

April 2020 Demolition and Displacement Report

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

Photo credit: Amer Aruri, B’tselem Notes: There are four categories of demolitions: Punitive demolitions: Houses demolished as punishment for the actions of people associated with the houses. Administrative demolitions: Houses demolished for lack of a building permit. This happens in Area C and in East Jerusalem, under exclusive Israeli authority, though prior to the existence… Read more »

The House That Canada Built

Posted May 4, 2020, by & filed under News.

By Jeff Halper, ICAHD Director (13 August 2015)   In two weeks this summer, between July 19-August 3rd, the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) built a beautiful, four-room home for the Fhadat family of the West Bank town of Anata, complete with a stone fence and garden! Much of the funding for the home… Read more »

Sample Lobby Letter to MPs – Annexation of parts of the West Bank

Posted April 30, 2020, by & filed under News.

Write to your MP about Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank, including the Jordan Valley, and the major Israeli illegal settlements, on 1st July. Dear    (MP), I am writing because of my commitment to social justice where everyone, despite their race, gender or creed, can live in freedom, with dignity, and where… Read more »

ICAHD’s Jeff Halper responds to the agreement between Netanyahu and Ganz and the annexation plans

Posted April 29, 2020, by & filed under News.

With the signing of an agreement with Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally got a government that gives him the two things he most coveted: immunity from prosecution in his three corruption cases, and a mandate to annex large swathes of the West Bank, Israel’s “settlement blocs,” finally expanding Israel’s borders from the… Read more »

March 2020 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted April 4, 2020, by & filed under News.

Photo credit: Iyad Hadad/B’tselem   Notes: There are four categories of demolitions: Punitive demolitions: Houses demolished as punishment for the actions of people associated with the houses. Administrative demolitions: Houses demolished for lack of a building permit. This happens in Area C and in East Jerusalem, under exclusive Israeli authority, though prior to the existence… Read more »