Sheikh Jarrah evictions court case

Posted July 30, 2021, by & filed under East Jerusalem, News.

Photo: Stop the Wall – Settlers at home of Mrs Al-Kurd On 2nd August, the Israeli Supreme Court is scheduled to decide whether it will hear the appeal from four families slated for eviction from Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood. The Al-Askafi, Al-Ja’ouni, Al-Qasem and Al-Kurd families appealed to the Supreme Court after they lost their… Read more »

Watch recording of ICAHD UK Webinar – Evictions, Demolitions, & Displacement in Sheikh Jarrah & Silwan: Victims of Israeli oppression & their resistance – Wed 25 August

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Photo: OCHA – demolition in Silwan   With Reem Hammad from Sheikh Jarrah and Amani Mousa Odeh from Silwan. Jeff Halper will will talk about critical Israelis who stand in solidarity with the Palestinians, including in the courts   Israeli governmental authorities, in collusion with the Israeli courts, press on at speed in displacing Palestinians… Read more »

Statement signed by unions and civil society organisations including ICAHD UK calls on the British Government to take action over Israel’s ethnic cleansing of neighbourhoods in occupied East Jerusalem

Posted May 6, 2021, by & filed under East Jerusalem, ICAHD statements, News.

Statement calls on British Government, public bodies and civil society to recognise the laws of Israel to be inherently discriminatory Comes as over 1,500 Palestinians face threat of home demolitions in occupied East Jerusalem and Israel’s attempt to evict more families from the Palestinian neighbour of Sheikh Jarrah A statement signed by 14 British unions… Read more »

ICAHD UK Webinar – Demolition and Eviction Flash Points in East Jerusalem

Posted April 23, 2021, by & filed under East Jerusalem, House Demolitions, News, Webinars.

Wednesday 12th May 2021         5.00-6.15pm (UK time) with Jeff Halper interviewing residents from Silwan and Sheikh Jarrah   The campaign concerning house demolitions and displacement continues on both the activist and political levels. Israel’s ongoing intention to Judaize all of historic Palestine has been relentless even during the Coronavirus pandemic that has had a devastating… Read more »

JNF, Do Not Evict the Sumain Family – History of the Campaign

Posted April 15, 2021, by & filed under East Jerusalem, House Demolitions, News.

Israeli Supreme Court Stays Eviction of Palestinian Family from East Jerusalem Home (Press Release on 6 August 2020) Eviction of the Sumarin family from Silwan, occupied East Jerusalem, stayed after Israeli court declares it will hear their appeal Decision follows international campaign by Sumarin Coalition 69MPs had signed Early Day Motion 529, condemning the unjust… Read more »

Ongoing Ethnic Cleansing in East Jerusalem

Posted March 26, 2021, by & filed under East Jerusalem, ICAHD reports, News.

Nearly one hundred homes in the Palestinian community Al-Bustan, next to Silwan are slated for demolition that will displace 1550 Palestinians while in the community of Sheikh Jarrah, 28 Palestinian households are threatened with eviction to be replaced by settlers. These Palestinians are fighting the entire Israeli system — the Supreme Court, the police, the municipality, settlers, and… Read more »

A Statement by Jeff Halper on Demolitions in Sur Baher

Posted July 22, 2019, by & filed under East Jerusalem, House Demolitions, ICAHD statements, Jeff Halper, News.

As I write this the Israeli military is demolishing 70 homes — perhaps as many as 100 in the end — in an absolutely illegal action approved by Israel’s Supreme Court. Briefly, the Apartheid Wall coursing through the West Bank and East Jerusalem does not conform to any agreed boundary; it is built wherever Israel… Read more »