Reflections on the ICAHD Summer Rebuilding Camp 2015

Posted February 1, 2016, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions, House Rebuilding, Opinion, Summer Camps, Uncategorized.

Participants from the ICAHD rebuilding camp for internationals

Arriving in Jerusalem to join the 2015 ICAHD Summer Rebuilding Camp was an experience I shall not forget. I travelled with some hazy notions from my father who served in Palestine after the 2nd world war, and from my Grandmother who visited as part of a church group in 1966 plus some academic ideas from… Read more »

Bedouins under threat – February 2016

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Abu Nawar in 2015

– Image credit : MAP In a familiar story, the Bedouin village of Abu Nuwar have had their homes, structures and toilets demolished this January, then their replacement donated tents have since been routinely and arbitrarily confiscated through ongoing harassment by the IDF. During this time Bedouin crops have also been obliterated by government representatives… Read more »

Where are we headed in Israel/Palestine? ICAHD UK Conference 2016

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Salma Karmi Ayyoub, Khalil AlAmour, Jeff Halper, & Anthony Lerman

– Salma Karmi Ayyoub, Khalil AlAmour, Jeff Halper, & Anthony Lerman speaking at our 2015 annual conference. ICAHD 2016 AGM and Conference – Where are we headed in Israel/Palestine? DOWNLOAD THE FLYER HERE    After Israel destroyed the two-state solution what remains is unadulterated apartheid: Israeli Jews ruling over an entire Palestinian people with no national or… Read more »

Report of the Summer Rebuilding Camp 2015

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– The former Fhadad family home, only partially rebuilt after being self-demolished. This house rebuilding project, the 12th such camp carried out by ICAHD, ran from July 19th – August 3rd 2015. Twenty international volunteers from Finland, USA, Germany, UK, Australia supported by Palestinian and Israeli activists with a Palestinian team of professional builders, created… Read more »

Celebrating non-violent resistance on Martin Luther King day, 2016

Posted January 18, 2016, by & filed under Beduin, Personal Experiences, Study Tour Reports.

Bulldozers in the Negev Desert November 2015

January 18th, 2016 – Martin Luther King Jr. day On a recent 11-day tour of Israel and the West Bank, under the aegis of ICAHD, many instances of the worsening situation for Palestinians were witnessed. People who had visited the region before said they had never seen the Palestinians so despondent. The impunity with which… Read more »

A British Volunteer with Project Hope Tells the Story of a Recent Punitive Demolition in Nablus

Posted December 7, 2015, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions, Israeli Military Actions, Personal Experiences, Uncategorized.

On 12th November, the family home of Ragheb ‘Oleiwy was demolished in Nablus, in one of the first demolitions using explosives rather than the more time and cost-intensive use of bulldozers. Ragheb, an engineer, was accused of killing two settlers on the road from Beit Forik near Nablus at the start of October 2015. He… Read more »

Jeff Halper UK book launch – ‘War Against the People’

Posted September 27, 2015, by & filed under Events, Press Release, UK Specific.

‘War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification’ – By Jeff Halper, released September 2015 by Pluto Books. Following the sold out previews at Greenbelt festival this summer, we are delighted to announce Jeff Halper’s official book launch and UK tour. Jeff’s tour will take him to 14 cities, and we hope there is one… Read more »

August 2015 – Write to your MP’s

Posted August 25, 2015, by & filed under Protest Actions, UK Specific.

Sample letter to your MP’s Please send this and spread the word   Regarding the particularly vicious spate of demolitions this week, and following our press release, we have drafted a letter for you to send to your MP’s. Full text is included below, and you can find the word document for downloading here. We have… Read more »

DAHMASH: No place like home

Posted August 22, 2015, by & filed under Don't Say You Did Not Know, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, House Rebuilding, Israeli Military Actions, Personal Experiences, Summer Camps.

Jean Riesman, an American ICAHD rebuilding camp participant, provides more insight into the demolitions in Dahmash, a ‘unrecognized’ community within the state of Israel where every home is slated for demolition. DAHMASH: NO PLACE LIKE HOME Debris from the houses demolished in April in the Palestinian-Israeli community of Dahmash still sat next to the newly,… Read more »

Jeff Halper and ICAHD UK at Greenbelt 2015

Posted August 21, 2015, by & filed under Culture, Events, UK Specific.

Greenbelt Festival Jeff Halper is a featured speaker at this years festival 28th – 31st August, Kettering, Northamptonshire Greenbelt, the arts and social justice festival that has focused attention on charities and faith-based activism for the last 41 years – has invited ICAHD’s co-founder Jeff Halper, to bring current analysis from Israel and Palestine to the programming…. Read more »