Summer Camp Off to a Great Start!

Posted July 17, 2007, by & filed under News, Rebuilding Demolished Homes.

Internationals from the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy and Canada gathered on Saturday for the beginning of the 2007 ICAHD summer camp. For the next two weeks, the participants will work alongside Israelis and Palestinians as they rebuild a home for the Hamdan family, who had their house demolished by an Israeli bulldozer on 21 November… Read more »

We’ve made it at last! We’re mentioned in the Daily Mail!

Posted July 2, 2007, by & filed under ICAHD in the News, News.

Daily Mail readers up and down the country will hopefully be aware of ICAHD now, thanks to Clare Short,member of ICAHD UK, and the following piece about her in Ephraim Hardcastle’s political and business personality gossip column in the newspaper on Friday, 29th June. It’s just a shame that the person who “leaked” the story… Read more »

Horrific demolitions in the village of Attir Im el Hiran

Posted June 25, 2007, by & filed under Beduin, News.

On Monday, 25th June, the Israeli Government demolished 25 homes of Bedouins in the Negev, leaving over 150 men women and children homeless in the scorching desert. The government of Israel moved the family of Abu el Qian away from their ancestral lands in 1956, and placed them where they are now n in the… Read more »

Stop Arming Israel

Posted , by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Despite ongoing human rights violations and the UK governmentis own export guidelines, the UK has consistently licensed exports to Israel for range of military equipment. The notorious F-16 fighter jets and Apache combat helicopters used by Israel to bomb Lebanese and Palestinian town, and to maintain the ongoing occupation of the Palestinian Territories, rely on… Read more »

Olmert Vows to “Push Ahead” with Convergence Plan

Posted June 18, 2007, by & filed under International, News.

After meeting President Jacques Chirac in France in June, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed to push ahead with his contentious plan to redraw Israel’s borders with the Palestinians, unilaterally if necessary. “The plan is inevitable, it will be implemented, hopefully by agreement, but it will be implemented,” he told reporters. Olmert also insisted that… Read more »

RESISTANCE BEGINS n AND SO DOES THE REPRESSION

Posted June 13, 2007, by & filed under News, Rebuilding Demolished Homes.

On June 11, 2007, ICAHD announced the launching of a campaign to rebuild the home of every Palestinian family whose house is demolished over the coming year. We held our launch in conjunction with the 40th year of the Occupation, for which we returned to the place where the Occupation began n the few houses… Read more »

Red Cross Report Says Israel Disregards Humanitarian Law

Posted May 16, 2007, by & filed under International, News.

By Steven Erlanger JERUSALEM, May 14 o The International Committee of the Red Cross, in a confidential report about East Jerusalem and its surrounding areas, accuses Israel of a igeneral disregardi for iits obligations under international humanitarian law o and the law of occupation in particular.i The committee, which does not accept Israelis annexation of… Read more »

Municipality Tears Down East Jerusalem Care Center for Disabled Children

Posted May 10, 2007, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

The Jerusalem municipality destroyed a building in east Jerusalem on Tuesday that served as a residence for handicapped children. The center, in the Wadi Joz neighborhood in the city’s north, was destroyed after the District Court declared it illegal. The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) said seven children and two caregivers were asleep at… Read more »