Visit Palestine/Israel on an Extended Study Tour that will change your life

Posted January 15, 2019, by & filed under Events, Latest News, News, Study Tour Reports, Study Tours.

Hebron – walking through the Old City 4 – 14 November 2019   No amount of reading, attending lectures or watching films can convey a genuine understanding of the facts on the ground compared to being there. ICAHD and the international chapters in the UK, USA, Finland and Germany recommend these study tours that are… Read more »

The Degrading of Palestinian Life

Posted December 20, 2018, by & filed under News, Summer Camps.

Comments by two recent study tour participants and new features included in the March 2019 study tour The Separation Wall that snakes through Bethlehem When retired Tribunal Judge Penny Wood applied to participate in the November 2018 Study Tour to Palestine/Israel, she wrote that she wanted to go to that part of the world because… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement report March 2018

Posted April 2, 2018, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, Latest News, News.

Umm Al Hirram. Photo: Adallah

This month, 23 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) displacing 24 people- 9 of whom are children- and affecting a further 53 people. All the demolitions and confiscations but one- the sealing of a room in Qabatiya – occurred on the grounds of lacking an Israeli-issued building permit. Most of… Read more »

October 2017 Demolitions and Displacement summary

Posted November 15, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, Articles, House Demolitions, News.

September saw a slight decrease in Palestinian home demolitions as a result of the Jewish holiday season. However, the month of October brought renewed misery to Palestinians across Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, with demolitions taking place almost daily. More demolitions at Al Araqib Three separate demolitions took place on October 3rd, two of… Read more »

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   By Noga F. 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… 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   By Noga F. 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… 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 By Noga F.   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… Read more »

June 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Al-Araqib demolition. Image Credit: MEMO By Noga F. 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… 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   By Noga F. 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… Read more »