NGOs Call on UN HRC to Protect Palestinians from Forced Displacement

Posted March 18, 2013, by & filed under International, News.

Today, a coalition of Israeli and Palestinian human rights organisations, including ICAHD and ICAHD UK (the latter represented by Linda Ramsden) called on the UN Human Rights Council to protect Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory from forced displacement. As the Council, member states, and civil society discuss the human… Read more »

Belfast – ICAHD represented at Stormont and at Amnesty meeting in Falls Road

Posted January 3, 2013, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

The issue of house demolitions and displacement was included in an event on 25 February at Stormont, home of Northern Irelandis General Assembly. Entitled eHow can Northern Ireland respond to Israelis illegal settlement policiesi, it was organised by the Palestine Society at Queenis University, Belfast. The aim of the day was to provide information in… Read more »

ICAHD UK to mount photo exhibit at European Parliament

Posted November 13, 2012, by & filed under International, News.

Calling all supporters – please sharpen up your pencil and prose and write to your MEP to urge him or her to attend this photo exhibition, “Dreams of Home”, which will be displayed on 26th – 29th November at the EU Parliament in Brussels. Jeff Halper will be present to speak at a reception to… Read more »

ICAHD to Partake in UN General Assembly, 24th Sep

Posted September 19, 2012, by & filed under International, News.

ICAHD is to partake in an UN General Assembly, in order to raise the legality of Israel’s prolonged occupation of Palestinian Territories. ICAHD will partake in the High-level Meeting of the 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the Rule of Law, to take place at the UN Headquarters in New York on… Read more »

In the Name of Justice: ICAHD Raises Key Issues Around a Single State as a Step Towards Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Posted September 4, 2012, by & filed under News.

By Jeff Halper and Itay Epshtain   Over the past 15 years, ICAHD has actively resisted the Israeli Occupation. For almost that long we have argued that the two-state solution is dead and gone, based on our intimate knowledge both of Israeli politics and the massive “facts” that Israel has imposed on the Occupied Palestinian… Read more »

Greenbelt Festival focus on Palestine this weekend

Posted August 24, 2012, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Linda Ramsden, ICAHD UK Director, and Karen Chalk, our Administrator, are both appearing “on stage” this Bank Holiday weekend in Cheltenham at the annual Greenbelt Festival. Since 1974, Greenbelt has brought people together to explore faith, arts and justice issues. For some years the festival has occupied Cheltenham Racecourse for the weekend. Festival attendance has… Read more »

The EUis Schizophrenic Attitude Towards Israel

Posted July 31, 2012, by & filed under International, News.

Within a matter of weeks the EU has made statements that differ drastically concerning its relationship to Israel. On 14 May the EUis 27 foreign ministers unanimously condemned Israelis settlement expansion plans, its demolition of Palestinian homes and displacement policies as well as settler violence and provocations. It commented on the deteriorating living conditions for… Read more »

Methodists Endorse Christian Aid Call to MPs for Ban on Import of Settlement Produce

Posted July 10, 2012, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Delegates at the Methodist Conference voted overwhelmingly in favour of a motion “welcoming the June 2012 Parliamentary Briefing of Christian Aid which calls on the Government to introduce legislation to end the trade in products from illegal Israeli settlements”. Stephen Leah, conference delegate and ICAHD UK supporter and activist, reported: “We had a good debate… Read more »