ICAHD Campaigns

Posted May 14, 2020, by & filed under News.

As an Israeli peace and human rights organization, ICAHD focuses its activities around resistance to Israel’s policy of demolishing Palestinian homes, both in Israel and in the Occupied Palestine Territory (OPT). The demolition policy is part of Israel’s attempt to Judaize Palestine, to transform an Arab country into a Jewish one. During and after the… Read more »

Sample Letters to key people within the NSPCC concerning donations from the Chair of JCB

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By email – Key contacts are Chair of Trustees – neil.berkett@nspcc.org.uk Chief Executive – peter.wanless@nspcc.org.uk Director of Fundraising and Engagement – josephine.swinhoe@nspcc.org.uk By post – Addressed to one or more of the above, ℅ NSPCC Head Office, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NH   You can also email help@NSPCC.org.uk with the person to whom it is… Read more »

Call for NSPCC to stop accepting donations from JCB

Posted May 12, 2020, by & filed under News.

ICAHD UK is supporting a campaign initiative taken by Protecting Palestinian Families, an offshoot of Corporate Occupation/Stop the Demolitions. We request the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)  stop taking money from JCB, the British company that manufactures industrial and agricultural machinery. The NSPCC, a major charity that campaigns and works… Read more »

Lois Griffiths reflects on the ongoing Nakba

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Photo: Roy Milani – Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem Today, there are over 7.3 million Palestinian refugees and half a million Internationally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Palestinians are the largest and longest standing displaced population in the world.  Due to Israeli government policies Palestinians continue to be displaced from their homes, therefore the Nakba continues. INSIST that… Read more »

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 »