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 »

Stop Arming Israel

Posted June 25, 2007, 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 »