A Long Walk for Peace

Posted May 28, 2009, by & filed under News, Protest Actions.

“Do not judge a man until you have walked a hundred miles in his moccasins”. This is a saying of Native Americans, a people well acquainted with an oppressor’s greed for their land. An ICAHD supporter, David Carter, has just walked “a 100 miles or so” from Leicester to 10, Downing Street, London. David has… Read more »

Isreal Attempts to Clamp Down on Human Rights Groups

Posted May 8, 2009, by & filed under Israeli Politics, News.

Jonathan Cook writes: In a bid to staunch the flow of damaging evidence of war crimes committed during Israelis winter assault on Gaza, the Israeli government has launched a campaign to clamp down on human rights groups, both in Israel and abroad. It has begun by targeting one of the worldis leading rights organizations, the… Read more »

Days of Waiting – Impending House Demolitions in Silwan

Posted March 16, 2009, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

The Municipality of Jerusalem continued its discriminatory and aggressive zoning and planning policies by issuing demolition orders for two large apartment buildings in Silwanis Al Abbasiyya neighborhood on March 5th, 2009. The thirty-four families living in the two buildings were given just 10 days to evacuate their homes, before a demolition scheduled for any time… Read more »

The Lancet Publishes Articles on Health in Palestine

Posted March 9, 2009, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

The latest issue of this UK medical journal, one of the highest profile journals in the world, has taken a courageous step in the publication of this series, available on its website now at www.thelancet.com. Dr Derek Summerfield, on behalf of UK Medical Committee on Palestine, writes: There are 5 papers accompanied by editorials and… Read more »

SOAS Students Launch Global Non-Violent Resistance Movement for Justice for Palestinians

Posted January 27, 2009, by & filed under News, Protest Actions.

SOAS students have joined together to state: We, as students, do not want to be impotent spectators, incapable of taking action against the humiliation that Palestinians face on a daily basis. Therefore, we have taken the initiative to support the establishment of a global platform which seeks to unite organizations around the world in resisting… Read more »

The True Story Behind the War

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In this article, Johann Hari lays out with his normal clarity the recent history leading to the current Gaza conflict, and Israel’s culpability, Hamas rockets nothwithstanding. He reminds the reader of its refusal of Hamas’ ceasefire offer last week, and the onus on Israel to begin the end of the cycle of violence and horror…. Read more »

“We’re Back!” – Fourth Successful Gaza Voyage Breaks Through

Posted December 13, 2008, by & filed under News, Protest Actions.

(GAZA, 9 December 2008) – The Free Gaza Movement ship “Dignity” successfully broke through the Israeli blockade for the fourth time since August, arriving in Gaza Port at 2:45pm, Tuesday 9 December. The ship carried one tonne of medical supplies and high-protein baby formula, in addition to a delegation of international academics, humanitarian and human… Read more »

Jeff Halper Awarded Human Rights Prize

Posted December 3, 2008, by & filed under ICAHD in the News, News.

Jeff Halper, Director of ICAHD, will be awarded jointly the Kant World Citizen Prize 2009 with Brazilian Bishop Dom Luiz Cappio by the Freiburg Kant Foundation. The Foundation honours the prize winners of 2009 for their icourageous commitment to human rights and the human dignity of politically and socially marginalized population groups.i The main purpose… Read more »