Demolition and Displacement Report – June 2019

Posted July 3, 2019, by & filed under House Demolitions, Latest News.

House demolition in Jiftlik, Jordan Valley in November 2017   During the month of June 2019, at least 64 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 60 people- including 27 children- and affecting a further 18,774 people (according to OCHA oPT). All the demolitions and… Read more »

‘Popular Resistance in Palestine’ – Mazin Qumsiyeh

Posted June 28, 2019, by & filed under Latest News, News.

BOOK YOUR TICKET HERE! ICAHD UK, in partnership with the West London Palestine Solidarity Campaign, is proud to host Mazin Qumsiyeh, Director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History, as part of his UK tour, at the Irish Cultural Centre, 5 Black’s Road, Hammersmith, London W6 9DT on Tuesday 23 July at 7.30pm. Mazin will… Read more »

Laughing for Palestine on the Edinburgh Fringe!

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Following the huge success of the inaugural ‘Laughing for Palestine’ event on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, ICAHD UK are excited to announce another exciting fund-raising event at this year’s Fringe. Headlined by Seann Walsh and featuring Maria Shehata, Gary Sansome, Sameena Zehra and Gavin Webster, the event will be MC’ed by Daphna Baram… Read more »

A Bedouin Feast – A Report from on the Ground in Hebron

Posted June 24, 2019, by & filed under Latest News, News.

An ICAHD member is currently in Hebron with the Christian Peacemakers Team and has sent the following report on their experiences…   We were summoned quite suddenly – as is usual in these circumstances. The day before there had been multiple military vehicles, soldiers, border police and the Israeli Civil Administration, assessing, measuring, reporting. A… Read more »

ICAHD UK Recommendation to the Equality and Human Rights Commission enquiry into allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

Posted June 10, 2019, by & filed under Latest News.

This paper below was submitted by ICAHD UK to the enquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into the allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Details of the enquiry investigation may be viewed here. Summary 1. ICAHD UK recommends the Commission to define anti-Semitism at an early stage in its enquiry.  We recognise… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement Report – May 2019

Posted June 3, 2019, by & filed under Latest News.

During May 2019, at least 16 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 29 people- including 12 children- and affecting a further 121 people (according to OCHA oPT). All the demolitions and confiscations were carried out on grounds of lacking an Israeli-issued building permit. Most… Read more »

Resistance Needs a Political Programme

Posted May 16, 2019, by & filed under Latest News.

I am the head of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD), and after more than 20 years fighting Israel’s policy of demolishing Palestinian homes, I am witnessing one of the largest campaigns of demolitions since we started our work. In East Jerusalem, the Jordan Valley, throughout the West Bank (where not only homes are… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement Report: April 2019

Posted May 2, 2019, by & filed under House Demolitions, Latest News, News.

During April 2019, at least 70 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 70 people- including 33 children- and affecting a further 313 people (according to OCHA oPT). All the demolitions and confiscations, other then the two punitive demolitions, were carried out on grounds of… Read more »