While Beit Arabiya is rebuilt, nearby Bedouin homes within East Jerusalem are destroyed

Posted August 21, 2013, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

On 19 August 2013, the Ministry of the Interior demolished all six residential structures of Tal eAdasa, a Bedouin community that numbers dozens, including many children. The community, part of the al-Kaiabneh tribe, lives within Jerusalemis municipal boundaries, close to the Palestinian town of Beit Hanina. In addition to the demolition, inspectors informed community members… Read more »

Another attack on the Jaber family by Israeli settlers

Posted July 17, 2013, by & filed under News, Settlements.

ICAHD is launching a campaign to help protect the Atta Jaber family following a series of threats and attacks that began on 6 June. Since that date either the Israeli civil administration or aggressive settlers from the Kiryat Arba settlement near Hebron have invaded their property in al-Baqaa on an almost weekly basis. The latest… Read more »

An enlightening book on Gaza to read and pass on

Posted April 18, 2013, by & filed under Articles, Opinion.

The Irish travel writer Dervla Murphy, in A Month by the Sea: Encounters in Gaza, (Erland Press 2013), has given us a book which, I am sure, will be of interest not only to ICAHD members. It is a torch to put into the hands of sceptical friends and colleagues… like Palestinian Walks, or I… Read more »

IS THE TWO-STATE SOLUTION DEAD?

Posted April 11, 2013, by & filed under News.

IS THE TWO-STATE SOLUTION DEAD?   Jeff Halper     The Palestinians should first make peace with Israel and then get their state.                 — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the UN, Sept. 23, 2011     Let’s say it clearly and categorically: the two-state solution is dead. If the possibility ever genuinely existed –… Read more »

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 »