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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Steadfastness in the Jordan Valley – Three years since the Khalet Makhul demolitions

Posted September 14, 2016, by & filed under Beduin, Communities demolished, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, Personal Experiences, Water.

Water collected in barrels

The 16th of September 2016 will mark three years since the village of Khalet Makhul was demolished, and so we thought it a good opportunity to raise awareness of this community, by highlighting a report from one of the families who have steadfastly remained to share a little of their story: At 05:00, morning of 16th… Read more »

ICAHD UK’s response to the Shami Chakrabarti inquiry

Posted July 21, 2016, by & filed under ICAHD reports, UK Specific.

Chakrabarti Inquiry

The Shami Chakrabarti enquiry was a formal investigation into allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour party, instigated by Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, in April 2016. ICAHD UK, as a long-standing critical Israeli-founded human rights NGO with Jewish roots, felt it important to add our voice to the submissions. Our main suggestions are summarised in the… Read more »

Summary of Israeli violations on demolitions and displacements

Posted March 5, 2016, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports.

Rubble left in Dahmash after multiple homes were demolished in 2015

– February, 2016 The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) is a human rights and peace organization established in 1997 to end Israel’s Occupation over the Palestinians. Its main focus is Israel’s policy of demolishing Palestinian homes in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and in Israel proper. Nothing demonstrates the existence of one (apartheid) state… Read more »