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 »

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 »

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 »

Write to your UK MP about school demolitions

Posted September 4, 2017, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

Many have been very shocked by recent reports of demolitions of schools and school equipment just before Palestinian children return to school. This is part of an ongoing campaign to make the lives of Palestinians living in areas sought by Israel for further settlement construction untenable – clearing the way for further illegal settlements and… Read more »

July 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

Posted July 27, 2017, by & filed under apartheid, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, News.

Al-Issawiya Demolition. Image Credit: PNN   Following a decrease in Palestinian demolitions by Israeli forces during the holy month of Ramadan, the month of July marked a return to the standard dozens of Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes.   Building permits are nearly impossible for Palestinians to obtain from Israeli authorities and at least third… Read more »

June 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Al-Araqib demolition. Image Credit: MEMO As a result of the holy month of Ramadan, Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes and structures practically ceased during June 2017. Unfortunately, whilst this appears to be a positive development, no change in policy had occurred, and the end of Ramadan will likely bring a return to the usual Israeli… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement Summary May 2017

Posted May 31, 2017, by & filed under apartheid, Communities demolished, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, News.

Demolition in al-Tur. Source: Ma’an News   The month of May brought sorrow to many Palestinian families as Israeli forces conducted seven separate demolitions across Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) on 4th May alone. In Tel al-Sabi in southern Israel, Bedouin citizen of Israel, Salman Abu Sabila, had his home demolished for the 10th time in… Read more »

Jeff Halper – after Netanyahu’s meeting with Donald Trump

Posted February 20, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, Articles, House Demolitions, Israeli Politics, News, Opinion, Peace Process.

After Netanyahu’s meeting with Donald Trump Blogpost by Jeff Halper, 16 February 2017 I suppose I should chime in with my comments about yesterday’s meeting between Trump and Netanyahu. To be honest, my heart’s not in it. This is the first post I’ve put up in a month — since before the inauguration. It has… Read more »