September 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

Posted September 29, 2017, by & filed under apartheid, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, News.

Image: Home demolition in Silwan, ocuppied East Jerusalem. Ma’an News Agency   In comparison to the month of August, September 2017 saw a slight decrease on the average number of weekly demolitions of Palestinian homes and business across the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and within Israel itself. While appearing to be a positive change, this… Read more »

August 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Image: Al-Araqib, Negev, is demolished for the 116th time. Ma’an News Agency   As the month of August began, Israeli forces wasted no time in their campaign of demolitions and the Judaisation of all of historic Palestine, and proceeded to demolish the Bedouin village of Al-Araqib in the Negev for the 116th time since 2010, and… Read more »

Keeping Our Eye on Judaisation – Jeff Halper

Posted July 27, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, apartheid, Articles, ICAHD reports, Jeff Halper, News, Opinion.

For the past several weeks the news from Palestine/Israel has been dominated by sound and fury, especially protests around the status of the Haram esh-Sharif/Temple Mount and its al-Aqsa mosque, that have spread violently to the West Bank and beyond. But we need to constantly focus on the steady process of Israel’s tightening its “facts… Read more »

July 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Al-Issawiya Demolition. Image Credit: PNN   Following a decrease in Palestinian demolitions by Israeli forces during the holy month of Ramadan, the month of July marked a return to the standard dozens of Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes.   Building permits are nearly impossible for Palestinians to obtain from Israeli authorities and at least third… Read more »

June 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Al-Araqib demolition. Image Credit: MEMO As a result of the holy month of Ramadan, Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes and structures practically ceased during June 2017. Unfortunately, whilst this appears to be a positive development, no change in policy had occurred, and the end of Ramadan will likely bring a return to the usual Israeli… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement Summary May 2017

Posted May 31, 2017, by & filed under apartheid, Communities demolished, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, News.

Demolition in al-Tur. Source: Ma’an News   The month of May brought sorrow to many Palestinian families as Israeli forces conducted seven separate demolitions across Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) on 4th May alone. In Tel al-Sabi in southern Israel, Bedouin citizen of Israel, Salman Abu Sabila, had his home demolished for the 10th time in… Read more »

Laurie’s Story: Reflections on the ICAHD Summer Rebuilding Camp 2015

Posted April 18, 2017, by & filed under apartheid, Communities demolished, House Demolitions, Personal Experiences, Summer Camps.

ICAHD Rebuilding Camp participants next to the Israeli Apartheid Separation Wall.  Arriving in Jerusalem to join the ICAHD 2015 Summer Rebuilding Camp was an experience I shall not forget. I travelled with some hazy notions from my father who served in Palestine after the 2nd World War, and from my grandmother who visited as part of… Read more »

ICAHD’s Jeff Halper detained for carrying BDS material

Posted March 28, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, apartheid, BDS, ICAHD in the News, ICAHD reports, News.

Photo taken by T. Ambrose.  ICAHD’s Co-Founder Jeff Halper was detained by Israeli police on 8th March for suspected incitement following a visit he made to the illegal settlement of Maale Adumin with an international tour group during ICAHD’s ‘Matrix of Control’ tour of Greater Jerusalem. Someone from the settlement had reported Jeff on suspicion… Read more »

Jeff Halper – What Does America’s Demands of the Palestinians Tell Us?

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Jeff Halper’s blog following Greenblatt’s meetings with Netanyahu and Abbas – 20th March 2017 Trump has said he wants to make “the “ultimate deal”: brokering a peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Towards that end, last week he dispatched his Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt to meet with Netanyahu and Abbas. Is there anything… Read more »

JUDAIZING PALESTINE: A campaign against house demolitions in a single state

Posted September 15, 2016, by & filed under Analysis, apartheid, Beyond Zionism, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports.

Shrinking Palestine (PSC)

Since 1967 discussion around Israel and Palestine has always differentiated between the territory considered “Israeli,” the 78% of historic Palestine that lies within the 1967 borders, and the “Occupied Palestinian Territory,” the 22% of Palestine comprising the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza – the “two-state solution”. This reflected the idea that somehow one day a Palestinian state would arise… Read more »