British Parliamentarians send letter to the Foreign Secretary: Pressure Israel to stop evictions

Posted February 10, 2021, by & filed under News.

81 British parliamentarians representing all parties within the House of Commons and the House of Lords signed a letter to the British Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, asking that the British government must do everything in its power to prevent the mass forced evictions and dispossession of Palestinian families from their homes in Jerusalem. This letter… Read more »

Watch Recording of Webinar – ‘Institutionalized Discrimination of Palestinians in East Jerusalem’ (24 February 2021)

Posted February 7, 2021, by & filed under News.

ICAHD UK Webinar – Wednesday, 24 February, 5 – 6.15 pm (UK time) with Meir Margalit & Munir Nuseibah Palestinians living in East Jerusalem do not enjoy the same provision of municipal services ranging from schools, road infrastructure, to garbage collection as their counterparts in West Jerusalem.  Following the start of Israel’s occupation of East… Read more »

January 2021 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted February 4, 2021, by & filed under News.

Photo: Bir al Maskoob / B’tselem    1 January 4 January 5 January 6 January 7 January 11 January 12 January 17 January 20 January 21 January 25 January 26 January 27 January 28 January Overall Monthly Totals Notes: There are four categories of demolitions: Punitive demolitions: Houses demolished as punishment for the actions of… Read more »

Another Rebuilding Accomplishment

Posted January 29, 2021, by & filed under News.

Members of Joudi’s family in their new home Due to the coronavirus pandemic, ICAHD’s plans for its 200th rebuilding project needed to be altered. The original proposal was to hold a rebuilding camp for internationals in November 2020. Participants would join with Palestinians and Israelis who refused to be enemies in this act of political… Read more »

January 2021 Campaign News

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Photo: Youth of Sumud – Al-Wadi Al Ahmar, Jordan Valley, 28th January 2021 On Friday, 29th January, our Demolition Update on ICAHD’s Facebook pages announced that 23 structures had been demolished, which displaced seven people (making them homeless) and with another 542 Palestinians lives affected during just two days of demolitions in the West Bank…. Read more »

Clearly, not every child is worth fighting for: racism, conscience and the NSPCC

Posted January 13, 2021, by & filed under News.

By Dr Martin Kemp UK Palestine Mental Health Network   First published in Middle East Monitor, 12 January 2021 The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is Britain’s largest children’s NGO. It is under pressure to renounce its relationship with J C Bamford Excavators Ltd (JCB), a manufacturer of building machinery,… Read more »

Watch Recording of Launch of Jeff Halper’s New Book ‘Decolonizing Israel, Liberating Palestine’ (27 January 2021) – and Buy the Book

Posted January 7, 2021, by & filed under News.

‘A powerful and convincing case – a must read for anyone looking for fresh ideas of how to end the long and bloody conflict in Palestine’ – Ilan Pappe, Professor of History and Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter   Jeff Halper and chair Yasmin Alibhai Brown have… Read more »

December 2020 Demolition and Displacement Report

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

Photo credit: Site of the demolition in a-Zar’i (Za’atrah) community photo by ‘Amer Aruru, B’tselem Demolitions & Displacement in the occupied West Bank (including occupied East Jerusalem) and within the state of Israel December 2020 Report 1 December 3 December 8 December 9 December 10 December 12 December 15 December 17 December 21 December 24… Read more »

Settlers again target the Atta Jaber family

Posted December 21, 2020, by & filed under News.

Extreme religious settlers from Kiryat Arba in Hebron have again been targeting the Atta Jaber family as they intend to make life so difficult for them that they leave their beloved home. On the evening of 13th December settlers arrived outside the front door and called for the family to leave because their home is… Read more »