ICAHD UK Interview with Livnat Konopny Decleve – The Struggle to Live in a Democratic Society

Posted November 26, 2021, by & filed under ICAHD Interviews, News, One Democratic State Campaign.

Those supporters who attended our September webinar entitled Israeli Dissident Voices: Breaking Away from Zionism will have had their first encounter with you. During this interview, I’d like to review some of what you said during it and explore additional aspects concerning critical Israelis and your struggle to live in a democratic society.   1  Can… Read more »

ICAHD UK Interview with Bassem Tamimi – Palestinian grassroots activist, human rights defender, and prisoner of conscience

Posted October 29, 2021, by & filed under ICAHD Interviews, News, One Democratic State Campaign.

Palestinian grassroots activist, described by the European Union as a human rights defender, and designated by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience Bassem, I know that you are from Nabi Saleh, a Palestinian village that has become known for its weekly demonstrations against confiscation of your land for settlement construction. Please tell us a… Read more »

New Opportunities for Progressives in an Evolving Middle East? – By Jeff Halper

Posted September 23, 2021, by & filed under ICAHD reports, News, One Democratic State Campaign.

The American withdrawal from military intervention in Afghanistan continues a broader American as well as European disengagement from the Middle East. Greater US energy independence and a shift on the part of Europe to Russian oil, fatigue among Americans over their “endless wars” in the region, and a perceived need to “pivot” to the challenge… Read more »

ICAHD UK Interview with Rifka Al-Amya – A BDS activist from Gaza and writer on women’s liberation

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1. Rifka, did you grow up in a refugee family? Tell us about your family background. Yes, my father is from a forcibly displaced family from the village of Zarnouqa, located in the Ramleh district, and my mother is also from another forcibly displaced family from the village of Qatra, also located in the Ramleh… Read more »

ICAHD UK Interview with Rula Hardal – Palestinian Israeli academic who chooses to live in the West Bank

Posted September 10, 2021, by & filed under ICAHD Interviews, News, One Democratic State Campaign.

1. Going through your CV makes for impressive reading. Your many accomplishments indicate that you are strong and determined to work for a more inclusive democratic society. Tell us about your background. I was born into a Christian family in the Galilee in the small town of Pki’in which is 30 kilometres northeast of Acre…. Read more »

ICAHD UK Interview with George Bisharat – Palestinian American legal scholar who calls for one state

Posted July 26, 2021, by & filed under ICAHD Interviews, News, One Democratic State Campaign.

ICAHD UK Interview with George Bisharat, legal scholar, educator, commentator on the Middle East and blues musician 1  George, you are an American by birth so what is your connection to Palestine? I was born in the United States to a Palestinian father and American mother. My father had come to the United States in… Read more »

ICAHD UK Interview with Dr Leila Farsakh who says one state is moral and viable

Posted March 26, 2021, by & filed under ICAHD Interviews, News, One Democratic State Campaign.

1  When researching your background, I discovered that part of your family is from Saffuriyya, one of the Palestinian towns that was destroyed in the Nakba. This is a location known to many ICAHD members because we visit it during our study tours. Tell us more about your family that lived in Saffuriyya before 1948…. Read more »

Interviews with Supporters of One Democratic State

Posted March 10, 2021, by & filed under ICAHD Interviews, News, One Democratic State Campaign.

Read interviews with supporters of the One Democratic State: Awad Abdelfattah Co-founder of the One Democratic State Campaign, former General Secretary of the Ballad party View intervew here Diana Buttu Lawyer and analyst who served as a legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team View interview here Majd Nasrallah Former Coordinator of Tishreen Alternative Space,… Read more »