Settler Attacks on Palestinians Increase

Posted June 28, 2021, by & filed under News.

During recent years, there has been a rise of violence towards Palestinians from Jewish settlers who reside illegally in Israel’s occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.  Now with the new Israeli government headed by Naftali Bennett who was sworn in as Prime Minister on 13th June, incidences of settler violence have intensified. Bennett is a… Read more »

The Effects of Home Demolition on Children and Families – Teresa Bailey, UK Palestine Mental Health Network

Posted June 25, 2021, by & filed under News.

Two of the greatest fears children have, conscious or unconscious, whatever their circumstances, class, or race are the terror of abandonment and the fear of obliteration. Over time, all children in good enough environments, will have had repeated experiences of physical stability, loving, consistent, responsiveness from the caregiver, not having to wait too long for… Read more »

Here in Israel, the Perils of a Government of ‘No Politics’ – Jeff Halper

Posted June 11, 2021, by & filed under News.

The country’s new coalition government, whose only common ground is the desire to get rid of Benjamin Netanyahu, might just mark a turning point in Israel’s ability to avoid accountability for its actions. JERUSALEM—Israel is currently passing through its Trumpian moment. Indeed, staunch Trump ally Benjamin Netanyahu is out-trumping Trump, calling the results of the March 23… Read more »

May 2021 Demolition and Displacement Report

Posted June 6, 2021, by & filed under News.

Photo: B’Tsalem – Al-Wehda Street in Gaza city, bombed by Israel. Mohammed Zaanoun, ActiveStills   Demolitions & Displacement in the occupied West Bank (including occupied East Jerusalem) and within the state of Israel May 2021 Report 4 May 10 May 26 May 31 May Summary Notes There are four categories of demolitions: Punitive demolitions: Houses… Read more »

Watch a Recording of ICAHD UK Webinar – No more Status Quo: End Israeli demolitions and Displacement Now (23 June 2021)

Posted May 28, 2021, by & filed under News.

Working in partnership to ramp up our campaign to end the demolition of Palestinian homes   Annie O’Gara and Sharen Green: Stop the JNF and Protecting Palestinian families, Hilary Smith: Boycott Israel Network and Sheffield PSC Tom Anderson: Stop the Demolitions Teresa Bailey: UK Palestine Mental Health Network Linda Ramsden: Director ICAHD UK Chair: Dr… Read more »

Watch a Recording of the ICAHD UK Webinar – ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ – Monday 24th May 2021

Posted May 17, 2021, by & filed under News.

With Munir Nuseibah and Jeff Halper   Stories of the horrific atrocities happening in Gaza as well as within the state of Israel, East Jerusalem and the West Bank are reaching us through media reports that have spread like wildfire. The international community has responded with millions protesting in the streets, lobbying politicians, and writing… Read more »


Posted May 11, 2021, by & filed under News.

11th May 2021 ICAHD CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE END TO ALL HOUSE DEMOLITIONS, EVICTIONS AND DISCRIMINATORY PLANNING. LET OUR VOICES BE HEARD BY THE PEOPLE AND BY GOVERNMENTS! For the past several weeks, Israel’s police and paramilitaries, together with violent settlement groups, have escalated their brutal attacks against Palestinians in Jerusalem. Specifically targeted are the… Read more »

Atta Jaber’s resilience is tested yet again

Posted May 6, 2021, by & filed under News.

For over thirty years, their entire married life, Atta and Rudina Jaber and their children have known nothing but oppression and cruelty from Israeli authorities and the extreme religious Jewish settlers from nearby Kiryat Arba in Hebron who covet their land. The valley in which Atta and his neighbours live, though arid, produces much of… Read more »