House demolitions debate in Parliament

Posted December 19, 2017, by & filed under House Demolitions, News, UK Specific.

Thank you to the many members and supporters who lobbied their MPs ahead of the December 2017 debate in the UK Parliament Westminster Hall. ICAHD UK provided extensive briefing documents to help MPs and constituents formulate the key arguments against settlements and house demolitions. The full debate can be read online. Stephen Kinnock MP, a… Read more »

Another year of achievement with the extended study tours

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Another year of achievement with the extended study tours During 2017, twenty-eight internationals participated in the eleven-day extended study tours that are grounded in ICAHD analysis Bernard Spiegel highlighted some of the tour visits from the November tour in his blog which can be found here https://bernardspiegal.com/2017/12/07/1115/#more-1115. In it Bernard writes, “There is no question… Read more »

ICAHD – on the ground, analysis and big picture thinking

Posted December 18, 2017, by & filed under Latest News, News.

This year ICAHD enters its third decade of activity, pretty impressive for a grassroots, under-funded, politically cutting-edge organization. When it was established in 1997, ICAHD’s founders decided that our purpose and political focus would be nothing less than ending Israel’s occupation and helping to achieve a just political settlement between Israelis and Palestinians. This may… Read more »

Comprehensive Briefing on home demolitions

Posted December 3, 2017, by & filed under House Demolitions, Latest News, News.

ICAHD demonstrates its solidarity with Susiya in the South Hebron Hills

This is a briefing sheet designed for MPs and their supporters for the debate taking place in Parliament on Wednesday 6 December on home demolitions. Read Comprehensive information on demolitions – 3 Dec 2017 Overview of Israel’s Demolition Policy Since 1967 when the Occupation began in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, nearly 50,000 Palestinian… Read more »

November demolition and displacement report

Posted December 1, 2017, by & filed under Latest News, News.

Girl standing near site of Al Muntar school - photo by Lys Arango

November has seen widespread demolitions throughput the occupied West Bank (including occupied East Jerusalem), with 33 structures demolished, 60 people displaced-  34 of whom are children- and more then 327 people affected by them. In the Naqab desert, Israel, 5 demolitions of residential structures were carried out.  With most of the demolitions happening this month… Read more »

Support our day tours

Posted November 20, 2017, by & filed under Latest News, News.

Ruth with Travel2Palestine group by wall

We can be hugely proud of our important work sharing knowledge. Through our books, talks and tours the team at the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) have empowered thousands of people to go back to their communities and act as a catalyst for change. Our mission is to create thousands of advocates for a… Read more »

October 2017 Demolitions and Displacement summary

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