Imagine an England….

Posted June 16, 2007, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

Imagine that we lost the war in 1945. What would life be like? Imagine that England is occupied and ruled by a _foreign power_. Imagine foreign soldiers in tanks and armoured cars patrolling our towns and countryside. Imagine foreigners with the correct credentials from all over the world coming to make their home in England… Read more »

The Time Is Now

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Just as I campaigned for boycotts against apartheid in South Africa many years ago, now I shall do so against Israeli apartheid, says Colin Green, who has recently been elected new Chair of ICAHD UK. EducationGuardian.co.uk, Monday, 11th June, 2007 The strong and hostile response from pro-Israeli groups, as well as the UK government fearful… Read more »

WHY I HAVE TO RETURN

Posted May 18, 2007, by & filed under Articles, Personal Experiences.

WHY I HAVE TO RETURN George Small, a UK-based freelance writer, spent a week in 2006 with the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitionsa Summer Work Camp. He reflects on its impact on him. Years ago, in the divided and occupied city of Berlin, in a Germany itself split into two halves by a Wall 1,393… Read more »

Why Israel Is After Me

Posted May 11, 2007, by & filed under Articles, Personal Experiences.

Los Angeles Times Amman, Jordan. I AM A PALESTINIAN from Nazareth, a citizen of Israel and was, until last month, a member of the Israeli parliament. But now, in an ironic twist reminiscent of France’s Dreyfus affair, in which a French Jew was accused of disloyalty to the state, the government of Israel is accusing… Read more »

Municipality Tears Down East Jerusalem Care Center for Disabled Children

Posted May 10, 2007, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

The Jerusalem municipality destroyed a building in east Jerusalem on Tuesday that served as a residence for handicapped children. The center, in the Wadi Joz neighborhood in the city’s north, was destroyed after the District Court declared it illegal. The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) said seven children and two caregivers were asleep at… Read more »

BEIT ARABIYA THREATENED WITH DEMOLITION FOR THE FIFTH TIME!

Posted April 29, 2007, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

On February 7, 2007, the Israeli Supreme Court heard the second appeal of Salim and Arabiya Shawamrehis appeal to have the 15-year demolition order on the house rescinded n a permanent order under which the family has had its home demolished four times n and a permit issued by the Israeli authorities allowing them to… Read more »

Israeli Government Destroys Bedouin Crops

Posted March 20, 2007, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

Today, March 14th, Bedouin rain-fed food crops sown near the government-planned township of Lakiya in the Negev are being uprooted and overturned by Israel’s ‘Green Patrol.’ This is the second time this year that fields are overturned – just last month some 1600 *dunams were destroyed. Since BUSTAN and 8 other NGOs partnered with Adalah… Read more »

Home Demolitions Continue Apace

Posted March 6, 2007, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Home demolitions are taking place NOW in A-Tur near the A-Zaim checkpoint and Maavar Zeitim (Terminal crossing), just above the Eastern Ringroad as it comes in to the tunnel from Maale Adumim. The home is a 2-storey building. We expect there to be more than one demolition today: near the current demolition site is the… Read more »

THE LIVNI-RICE PLAN: Towards a Just Peace or Apartheid?

Posted February 5, 2007, by & filed under Analysis, Archive, Articles.

For years I have been one of the doomsayers, arguing that the two-state solution is dead and that apartheid has become the only realistic political outcome of the Israel-Palestine conflict_ at least until a full-blown anti-apartheid struggle arises that fundamentally changes the equation. I based my assessment on several seemingly incontrovertible realities. Over the past… Read more »