September 2019 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted October 3, 2019, by & filed under News.

During the month of September 2019, at least 47 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 78 people- including 16 children- and affecting a further 1,096 people (according to OCHA oPT). All the demolitions and confiscations were carried out on grounds of lacking an Israeli-issued… Read more »

Laughing for Palestine in Leeds: Sunday 17 November 2019

Posted October 1, 2019, by & filed under Latest News, News.

Get Your Tickets Here   ICAHD UK are proud to announce that our latest Laughing for Palestine event will open the Leeds Palestine Film Festival. Headlined by the wonderful Gavin Webster, the evening will feature Gary Sansome, Isma Almas and Seymour Mace and will be MC’ed by our very own Daphna Baram. Promising to be… Read more »

Dates For Your Diary

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A Laughing for Palestine event launching the Leeds Palestinian Film Festival at Seven Artspace, 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD. Show starts at 8.00pm (doors open 7.30pm). Headlined by Gavin Webster and featuring Seymour Mace, Isma Almas and Gary Sansome. Tickets: £10 available here.

A Response to Israel’s September Elections

Posted September 30, 2019, by & filed under Jeff Halper, News.

By Jeff Halper (18 September 2019)   A few quick take-aways from yesterday’s election in Israel: 1. Netanyahu is out. His only hope of avoiding prison was to get immunity from the Parliament, and without a majority of 61 (the Likud/right bloc got only 55-56) that is impossible. Either the Likud will go into a… Read more »

Visit Palestine in March 2020 with ICAHD-Recommended Study Tour

Posted September 26, 2019, by & filed under Latest News, News.

Rosemary Garsed presents Rudina Jaber with a gift from New Zealand   New Zealand teacher Rosemary Garsed’s life has been turned upside down since visiting Palestine In June 2016 Rosemary joined a pilgrimage group to Jordan/Palestine/Israel with members of her church. She was so challenged by issues she encountered she returned to Amman to spend… Read more »

The Israeli Elections and Annexation of the Jordan Valley – some thoughts by Jeff Halper

Posted September 17, 2019, by & filed under News.

By Jeff Halper, Founder of ICAHD 14 September 2019 I’ve been struggling to find something profound, insightful, even mildly interesting about Israel’s elections, including the (yawn) drama around Netanyahu’s announcement that after the elections he will annex the Jordan Valley, followed by all the settlements, but – he emphasized – without giving one Palestinian Israeli… Read more »

Protests Against the Arms Fair – September 2019

Posted September 8, 2019, by & filed under News.

A report by ICAHD Executive Committee member Patrick Darnes 8th September 2019 On the 2nd & 3rd September Deborah and myself joined the protests against the Government-backed Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) Arms Fair which takes place every two years and is currently located at the Excel Exhibition Centre in East London. We were… Read more »

August 2019 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted September 6, 2019, by & filed under News.

During the month of August 2019, at least 19 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 19 people- including 6 children- and affecting a further 480 people (according to OCHA oPT). Al-‘Aragib, an unrecognised Bedouin village in the Naqab desert has been demolished five times… Read more »

Professor David Pegg – A Tribute

Posted August 28, 2019, by & filed under News.

The ICAHD family mourns the passing of our good friend and supporter Professor David Pegg, and we extend our condolences to his wife and partner Dr Monica Wusteman and all the family. David had a distinguished career as a clinical scientist and academic. He had posts in London, Cambridge and York where he was made… Read more »

Hebron Diary – Resistance – 22 August 2019

Posted August 23, 2019, by & filed under News.

A further report by a member of ICAHD UK who is currently on the West Bank with the Christian Peacemakers Team. Whatever divisions exist among the Palestinian people – and there are many – one determination links them all and that is the determination not to be removed from the land. Thus simply “staying put”,… Read more »