Essential viewing – The War You Don’t See

Posted December 16, 2010, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

Broadcast this Tuesday on ITV and released in some cinemas, “The War You Don’t See”, by John Pilger, ICAHD UK Patron, is a shocking, heart-rending film, a powerful critique of the role of the media in modern day war, and can be seen as an inditement of the “imperialism” of a secretive elite in the… Read more »

Palestine 2011, by Jeff Halper

Posted November 26, 2010, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

Struggling as I have for the past decades to grasp the dynamics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and find ways to get out of this interminable and absolutely superfluous conflict, I have been two-thirds successful. After many years of activism and analysis, I think I have put my finger on the first third of the equation:… Read more »

Ramadan Kareem from The Netanyahu and Obama Administrations

Posted August 17, 2010, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

Yesterday, the day before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began, at 2:30 in the morning, workers sent by the Israeli authorities, protected by dozens of police, destroyed the tombstones in the last portion of the Mamilla cemetery, an historic Muslim burial ground with graves going back to the 7th Century, hitherto left untouched. The… Read more »

The Second Battle of Gaza: Israelas undermining of international law

Posted March 24, 2010, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

This article by the ICAHD Director makes vital reading. It lays out the well documented framework devised by Israel’s legal and ethical policymakers for waging “asymmetrical” war, i.e. war by a powerful state against “non-state” dissenting forces. He also shows how Israel desires to change accepted concepts of “just war” in international humanitarian law by… Read more »

Israel Targets Non-Violent Activists

Posted December 29, 2009, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

Amira Hass, in an an article entitled Danger: Popular Struggle, details how Israeli forces are now targetting popular non-violent resistance to its occupation; how protesters have been fired on with live ammunition, villages like Bil’in, well known for weekly demonstrations against the Wall, raided, and leading activists arrested, and sometimes detained without trial. He writes:… Read more »

BREAKING THE VESSELS

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OK, so the Palestinian Authority will not unilaterally declare an independent Palestinian state. In fact, the whole issue seems a misunderstanding. Concerned that the US has backtracked on a two state solution based on the 1967 borders and that Israel was getting the world used to the _fact_ that the settlements and the Wall, rather… Read more »

DISMANTLING THE MATRIX OF CONTROL: 2009

Posted September 12, 2009, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

A decade ago I wrote an article describing Israelas Matrix of Control over the Occupied Palestinian Territories. It consists of three interlocking systems: military control and incessant military actions; a vast skein of _facts on the ground_ (the steady constricting and fragmentation of Palestinian territory through the wholesale expropriation of Palestinian land, physical restrictions on… Read more »

Netanyahu Chooses Warehousing

Posted May 26, 2009, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

Would Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu say the magic words _two states_ after his meeting with President Obama? All Israel held its breath. (He didnat). The gap between the two is wider than those words could ever have bridged, however. Obama, I believe, sincerely _ perhaps urgently _ seeks a resolution of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, a… Read more »

Not Everyone Loves Peace-Makers

Posted April 8, 2009, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

In the following article, the Director of ICAHD appraises the work of Revd Stephen Sizer, an Evangelical Anglican priest, who works to expose the theological flawedness, ultimate anti-Semitism and dangers to world peace of Christian Zionism. We are happy to announce that Stephen has become a Patron of ICAHD UK. To find out about his… Read more »