A Bedouin Feast – A Report from on the Ground in Hebron

Posted June 24, 2019, by & filed under News.

An ICAHD member is currently in Hebron with the Christian Peacemakers Team and has sent the following report on their experiences…   We were summoned quite suddenly – as is usual in these circumstances. The day before there had been multiple military vehicles, soldiers, border police and the Israeli Civil Administration, assessing, measuring, reporting. A… Read more »

ICAHD UK Recommendation to the Equality and Human Rights Commission enquiry into allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

Posted June 10, 2019, by & filed under News.

This paper below was submitted by ICAHD UK to the enquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into the allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Details of the enquiry investigation may be viewed here. Summary 1. ICAHD UK recommends the Commission to define anti-Semitism at an early stage in its enquiry.  We recognise… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement Report – May 2019

Posted June 3, 2019, by & filed under News.

During May 2019, at least 16 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, displacing at least 29 people- including 12 children- and affecting a further 121 people (according to OCHA oPT). All the demolitions and confiscations were carried out on grounds of lacking an Israeli-issued building permit. Most… Read more »

Walter Wolfgang (1923-2019)

Posted May 31, 2019, by & filed under News.

ICAHD UK would like to pay tribute, alongside many other individuals and organisations, to Walter Wolfgang who died on 29th May, aged 95. A life-long socialist and anti-war campaigner, Walter was also a member of ICAHD UK, and a great supporter. His family was persecuted under the Nazis so in 1937, when just 13 years… Read more »

ICAHD UK 2019 Conference Highlights

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Breaking the Wall – How to Bring About Change in Palestine Activism and Solidarity, a Political Programme, or Both? Analysis, Debate and a View towards the Future  

Judaizing Beit Hanina in East Jerusalem with backing from Americans

Posted May 24, 2019, by & filed under News.

by Jeff Halper (March 31, 2012) Natche family home under threat of eviction by settlers, Beit Hanina. (Photo: Michael Salisbury) Driving Palestinians out of their homes in “east” Jerusalem is, as you can imagine, a dirty business. But its not terribly difficult. The Palestinians are a vulnerable population, poor (70% subsist on less than $2… Read more »

An Israeli Jew in Gaza: A Statement by Jeff Halper

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September 2008   Jeff Halper heads the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, and was a nominee for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize. In the following reports he explains the reasons for a daring voyage to break the siege that Israel has imposed on Gaza over the past months, and reflects on the outcome. On August… Read more »

In the Name of Justice: Key Issues around a Single State

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By Jeff Halper and Itay Epshtain Publication date: Thursday, September 13, 2012   Over the past 15 years, ICAHD has actively resisted the Israeli Occupation. For almost that long we have argued that the two-state solution is dead and gone, based on our intimate knowledge both of Israeli politics and the massive “facts” that Israel has… Read more »