A “Settler” Authority Let Loose in Masafer Yatta

Posted March 21, 2024, by & filed under Latest News 2.

On behalf of ICAHD UK, I was invited to meet with Nidal Younis, Mayor of Masafer Yatta and head of the Masafer Yatta village council, and Awdah Al Hathaleen from Umm al Khair, who accompanied Nidal while they were in London during February. They were on a visit facilitated by the Balfour Project that included… Read more »

The Stones Cry Out: From the Ground in Palestine to the US Government and Churches

Posted March 6, 2024, by & filed under Latest News 2, News.

Dr Michael Spath, Co-Chair of ICAHD USA, was instrumental in planning and leading this delegation to the West Bank at the end of February. February 27-March 4, 2024 “Nothing has changed, and everything has changed.”  These are the words of Sam Bahour, Palestinian- American businessman and activist who spoke to our delegation. Nothing has changed because… Read more »

Jeff Halper reports from Silwan on the demolition of the home of Fakhri Abu Diab

Posted February 14, 2024, by & filed under Latest News 2, News.

I’m at the demolition of the home of Fakhri Abu Diab (on the left), one of the long-time leaders in the struggle to save the East Jerusalem Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan. Fakhri and his neighbors face the double threat of demolition to make way for an Israeli archeological park and settlers violently taking over Palestinian… Read more »

The ICJ’s Ruling On “Plausible Genocide” In Gaza: an Incomplete Victory

Posted January 29, 2024, by & filed under Latest News 2, News.

Photograph by Nathaniel St. Clair An article by Jeff Halper, first published on ‘Counterpunch’ on 29 January 2024 Any evaluation of the International Court of Justice’s rulings of January 26th must begin by applauding its determinations (1) that Israel’s military actions in Gaza fall within the provisions of the Genocide Convention; (2) that the Palestinians… Read more »