Another Call to Act – to Save a Threatened Village

Posted September 23, 2007, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

“At first sight, Al-Nu’eman seems a peaceful village: 22 homes, surrounded by fruit trees and olive orchards, on a beautiful hill between Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Within a few years, however, very little of this may be left. Unless people take action, this village will most likely disappear. Israeli courts may rule yet again that the… Read more »

CALL FOR ACTION! Oppose Immoral Sanctions on Gaza

Posted September 21, 2007, by & filed under News, Protest Actions.

The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) deplores the unanimous decision by the Israeli cabinet to impose sanctions on supplies of electricity, fuel, and other basic goods and services to the civilian population of Gaza, and calls upon the international community to prevent this crime against humanity from being carried out. Indeed, the very legal… Read more »

ICAHD Represented at UN International Conference

Posted September 19, 2007, by & filed under International, News.

ICAHD was represented at the UN international conference of civil society in support of Israeli-Palestinian peace, held at the European Parliament in Brussels on 30 and 31st August 2007. Both Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, ICAHDis Advocacy Officer in Jerusalem, and Dr Jennifer Lowenstein, ICAHD USA board member and Associate Director of the ME Studies Programme at University… Read more »

Angela Godfrey-Goldstein Delivers Paper at UN Conference

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

The following paper was given by Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, ICAHD’s Advocacy Officer, at the recent UN international conference of civil society in support of Israeli-Palestinian peace, held at the European Parliament in Brussels on 30 and 31st August 2007. She writes that international civil society is the key to liberation of the Palestinian people and that… Read more »

UN Report States that 38% of West Bank Taken Over by Israeli Infrastructure

Posted September 10, 2007, by & filed under International, News.

A new report by UNOCHA has been released which highlights the extent to which Israel’s settlements and roads in the West Bank have reduced the Palestinian territory to enclaves, with a resultant huge socio-economic impact on the Palestinian population. The report states that the West Bank cannot sustain the ongoing increase in illegal Israeli settlers,… Read more »

Ex-Mossad Chief Calls for Recognising Reality of Hamas

Posted September 5, 2007, by & filed under News, Peace Process.

As Tony Blair began his mission yesterday to Israel/Palestine as the Quartet’s Peace Envoy, the BBC Today programme broadcast an interview with Efraim Halevi, former Head of Mossad for four years, in which Jeremy Bowen reported that Halevi “believes that the demand for the recognition of Israel by Hamas should go, because Hamas is a… Read more »


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On paper, the headlines sounded promising, even stirring. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, it was reported, told Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas at their meeting in Jericho that he would push for the establishment of a Palestinian state as “fast as possible” on _the equivalent to 100 percent of the territories conquered in 1967._ The Palestinians,… Read more »

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 »