May 2021 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted June 6, 2021, by & filed under News.

Photo: B’Tsalem – Al-Wehda Street in Gaza city, bombed by Israel. Mohammed Zaanoun, ActiveStills   Demolitions & Displacement in the occupied West Bank (including occupied East Jerusalem) and within the state of Israel May 2021 Report 4 May 10 May 26 May 31 May Summary Notes There are four categories of demolitions: Punitive demolitions: Houses… Read more »

ICAHD UK Webinar – No more Status Quo: End Israeli demolitions and Displacement Now – Wed 23 June 2021 at 5.00pm (UK time)

Posted May 28, 2021, by & filed under News.

Working in partnership to ramp up our campaign to end the demolition of Palestinian homes   Annie O’Gara and Sharen Green: Stop the JNF and Protecting Palestinian families, Hilary Smith: Boycott Israel Network and Sheffield PSC Tom Anderson: Stop the Demolitions Teresa Bailey: UK Palestine Mental Health Network Linda Ramsden: Director ICAHD UK Chair: Dr… Read more »

Watch a Recording of the ICAHD UK Webinar – ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ – Monday 24th May 2021

Posted May 17, 2021, by & filed under Latest News, News.

With Munir Nuseibah and Jeff Halper   Stories of the horrific atrocities happening in Gaza as well as within the state of Israel, East Jerusalem and the West Bank are reaching us through media reports that have spread like wildfire. The international community has responded with millions protesting in the streets, lobbying politicians, and writing… Read more »

125 YEARS OF DISPLACEMENT: AN ICAHD STATEMENT ON THE ISRAELI ASSAULT ON OCCUPIED PALESTINE

Posted May 11, 2021, by & filed under News.

11th May 2021 ICAHD CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE END TO ALL HOUSE DEMOLITIONS, EVICTIONS AND DISCRIMINATORY PLANNING. LET OUR VOICES BE HEARD BY THE PEOPLE AND BY GOVERNMENTS! For the past several weeks, Israel’s police and paramilitaries, together with violent settlement groups, have escalated their brutal attacks against Palestinians in Jerusalem. Specifically targeted are the… Read more »

Atta Jaber’s resilience is tested yet again

Posted May 6, 2021, by & filed under News.

For over thirty years, their entire married life, Atta and Rudina Jaber and their children have known nothing but oppression and cruelty from Israeli authorities and the extreme religious Jewish settlers from nearby Kiryat Arba in Hebron who covet their land. The valley in which Atta and his neighbours live, though arid, produces much of… Read more »

Statement signed by unions and civil society organisations including ICAHD UK calls on the British Government to take action over Israel’s ethnic cleansing of neighbourhoods in occupied East Jerusalem

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Statement calls on British Government, public bodies and civil society to recognise the laws of Israel to be inherently discriminatory Comes as over 1,500 Palestinians face threat of home demolitions in occupied East Jerusalem and Israel’s attempt to evict more families from the Palestinian neighbour of Sheikh Jarrah A statement signed by 14 British unions… Read more »

April 2021 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted May 4, 2021, by & filed under News.

Demolitions & Displacement in the occupied West Bank (including occupied East Jerusalem) and within the state of Israel April 2021 Report 3 April 5 April 6 April 7 April 8 April 12 April 19 April 20 April 28 April Summary Notes: 1  There are four categories of demolitions: Punitive demolitions: Houses demolished as punishment for… Read more »

Our campaign intensifies but there are “cracks in the wall”

Posted April 28, 2021, by & filed under News.

Palestinians are experiencing a tightening grip over nearly every aspect of their lives. Demolitions and displacements are at record numbers as Israel seeks to solidify its control of East Jerusalem and the West Bank. Construction of settler housing units races ahead; brutal settler attacks increase; 230 Palestinian children have been arrested since the beginning of… Read more »

Resisting the Demolitions in Palestine: A BDS Handbook (2021 Update)

Posted April 27, 2021, by & filed under News.

This book is dedicated to 24-year-old Harun Abu Aram, who was shot through the neck at close range by an Israeli soldier on 1 January 2021. Harun had been trying to prevent the occupation forces from confiscating an electricity generator in his village of Ar-Rakeez in Yatta, South Hebron Hills. As villagers tried to rush… Read more »

Statistics on House / Structure Demolitions – November 1947-March 2021

Posted April 26, 2021, by & filed under News.

ICAHD estimates that about 52,000 Palestinian homes were demolished in the Naqba (Source: Walid Khalidi, All that Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948. Washington DC: Institute for Palestine Studies, 2006) and another 56,500 in the Occupied Territory since 1967, based on information gleaned from the Israeli Ministry of Interior, the… Read more »