ICAHD’S Jeff Halper Second UK tour of 2018 Kicked Off at ICAHD UK’S Conference

Posted May 20, 2018, by & filed under Latest News, News.

Following his successful run of talks in March in Scotland and northern England Jeff Halper is back for a second 2018 tour, covering central and southern England. Jeff will speak in Canterbury, Cheltenham, Bristol, Bradford-on-Avon, Bath and Hastings. His tour kicked off at ICAHD UK’s 2018 Conference on Saturday 19 May in London. Jeff presented a new… Read more »

ICAHD statement for Nakba Day

Posted May 14, 2018, by & filed under Latest News, News.

The confluence of two major political events today in Palestine/Israel — the inaugurating of the American Embassy in Jerusalem with the participation of Trump’s Cabinet, members of Congress and Jared & Ivanka Kushner, together with the killing of protesters in Gaza (37 dead and hundreds wounded just in the last few hours) — demonstrate dramatically… Read more »

DEMOLITION AND DISPLACEMENT REPORT APRIL 2018

Posted May 2, 2018, by & filed under News.

This month, 30 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) displacing 13 people- including five children- and affecting a staggering 527 people, including 326 children. Inside Israel, two structures were demolished in the town of Abu Ghosh, near Jerusalem, and in the Naqab desert the entire village of Al Araqib was… Read more »

EXTENDED TOUR NEWS

Posted April 27, 2018, by & filed under News.

Two study tours, grounded in ICAHD analysis, were facilitated in March with participants joining from the UK and the US. Later when asked what was most memorable about tour, R Jaber who was in the second group responded:  This is difficult to answer because so much of the tour was memorable! I think being on… Read more »

STOP THE KILLING OF PROTESTORS IN GAZA

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Amnesty International reported on 27 April that since protests in Gaza began on 30 March he Israeli military has killed 35 Palestinians. Over 5,500 people have been injured with more than 1,700 of injuries caused by live ammunition. The shameless shooting at protesters, who pose no danger to the soldiers, including many children and many… Read more »

UMM AL HIRAN PUSHED TO SIGN CONCENT AND MAKE SPACE FOR A JEWISH-ONLY TOWN

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Umm Al Hirran

After years of harrassment by the authorities and endless demolition orders, after the village’s resident, math teacher Ya’akub Abu Al-Qi’an was killed by the police and falsly accumed by goverment minister of being “a terrorist” – Bedouin village Umm al-Hiran finally  yielded. Threatened with Israeli demolition and forced displacement, the inhabitants signed an agreement with Israeli… Read more »

MORE SPEAKERS NOW CONFIRMED FOR ICAHD UK 2018: TOWARDS ONE STATE – 19 MAY

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ICAHD UK IS delighted to introduce two fantastic newcomers to our confernce line up: Beduin rights activist Khalkil Alamour and comedian Sameena Zehra. We can’t wait to introduce those two engaging, articulate and fascinating participants to our supporters and confernce goers.  Khalil Alamour, a teacher, a lawyer co-director of the Alhuquq Center and a relentless… Read more »

ICAHD’S JEFF HALPER ON TOUR: MAY 2018

Posted April 23, 2018, by & filed under News.

Following his successful run of talks in March in Scotland and northern England Jeff Halper is back for a second 2018 tour, covering central and southern England. Jeff will speak in Canterbury, Cheltenham, Bristol, Bradford-on-Avon, Bath and Hastings. He will also be a main speaker at ICAHD UK’s 2018 Conference on 19 May in London.   Dates:… Read more »

Forced Displacement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

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2017 ICAHD UK postcard

On 21 March ICAHD UK executive member David Turner took part in a panel discussion on Forced Displacement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.  The meeting took place in House of Commons committee room 15 with Alastair Carmichael MP (LibDem) and Tracy Brabin MP (Lab) as joint hosts and was moderated Pietro Stefanini of the Palestinian Return Centre…. Read more »

Demolition and Displacement report March 2018

Posted April 2, 2018, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, Latest News, News.

Umm Al Hirram. Photo: Adallah

This month, 23 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) displacing 24 people- 9 of whom are children- and affecting a further 53 people. All the demolitions and confiscations but one- the sealing of a room in Qabatiya – occurred on the grounds of lacking an Israeli-issued building permit. Most of… Read more »