October 2017 Demolitions and Displacement summary

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

July 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

Posted July 27, 2017, by & filed under apartheid, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, News.

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 »

ICAHD 2017 Building Camp, 16-29 July

Posted May 7, 2017, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Rebuilding, News, Protest Actions.

Announcing the 2017 ICAHD International Summer Building Camp  16-29 July 2017, in the Jordan Valley and the Naqab/Negev Please apply here  – Collage of images from ICAHD’s 2015 Summer Rebuilding Camp. Image: ICAHD UK  The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) invites you to participate in its 13th building camp. – Join with Palestinians and Israelis… 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 »

Jeff Halper – Trump Brings Clarity

Posted February 20, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, Articles, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, Israeli Politics, News, Peace Process.

Trump Brings Clarity Blogpost by Jeff Halper, 19 Feb 2017 Well, as in an answer to my prayers, Trump has definitively cleared the air on Israel/Palestine: Israel has been given the green light to do anything it wants, just so it doesn’t embarrass the Administration. (Trump told Netanyahu a couple weeks ago to just build… Read more »

‘A Christmas present from the UN’ – Jeff Halper comments

Posted December 30, 2016, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Rebuilding, International, Israeli Politics, News, Peace Proposals.

We can win, but we have to be smart, strategic and pro-active Jeff Halper Wow, a Christmas present from the UN! 14 of the 15 members of the Security Council passed a pretty strong resolution against settlement construction — and against the demolition of Palestinian homes. The US was the odd-man out as usual, but… Read more »