Sample Letter To You MP Concerning the Recent Demolition of Sur Baher

Posted July 24, 2019, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

Dear [name of your MP] I am writing to seek your personal response on Israel’s recent demolition of seventy homes in the Palestinian village of Sur Baher and to ask you to approach the Foreign Secretary for his feedback regarding Israel’s ongoing demolition of Palestinian homes and the resulting forced displacement that are happening in… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement Report: April 2019

Posted May 2, 2019, by & filed under House Demolitions, 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 »

December 2018 Demolition and Displacement Report

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

In the month of December 2018, at least 38 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 56 people- including 23 children- and affecting a further 267 people, including 152 children (according to OCHA oPT). In the south of Israel, in the Naqab desert, a newly… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement report May 2018

Posted June 1, 2018, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

This month, 30 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) displacing 43 people- including 16 children- and affecting a staggering 3,898 people. Inside Israel, two structures were demolished in Taybeh, and in the Naqab desert a house was demolished in the village of Al Araqib. Since the beginning of 2018, close… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement report March 2018

Posted April 2, 2018, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, 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 »

February 2018 Demolition & Displacement report

Posted March 6, 2018, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

February has seen widespread demolitions and confiscations in the occupied West Bank (including East Jerusalem) with Israeli authorities demolishing 37 structures ,displacing 44 people, including 24 children, and affecting a further 211 people otherwise, during the short month. In the Naqab desert, South Israel, the unrecognised Bedouin village Al Araqib was demolished for the 125th… Read more »

January 2018 Demolition and Displacement report

Posted February 10, 2018, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

32 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) during January 2018, displacing 37 people- 11 of whom are children- and affecting a further 82 people. In the Naqab desert, South Israel, two demolitions were carried out in Bedouin villages. Al Muntar school – one of 61 schools in the West Bank… Read more »

December 2017 Demolition and Displacement report

Posted January 15, 2018, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

A house demolition in December 2017, qabatiya house demolition December 2017

Written by Chaska Katz During the month of December 2017, 9 structures have been demolished in the West Bank (including occupied East Jerusalem), affecting 58 people- out of whom 33 are children. Ten people were displaced due to the demolitions, four of whom were children. More then half of the demolitions this month happened in… Read more »

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 »