Posted May 18, 2007, by & filed under Articles, Personal Experiences .

WHY I HAVE TO RETURN George Small, a UK-based freelance writer, spent a week in 2006 with the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitionsa Summer Work Camp. He reflects on its impact on him. Years ago, in the divided and occupied city of Berlin, in a Germany itself split into two halves by a Wall 1,393… Read more »

Posted May 16, 2007, by & filed under International, News .

By Steven Erlanger JERUSALEM, May 14 o The International Committee of the Red Cross, in a confidential report about East Jerusalem and its surrounding areas, accuses Israel of a igeneral disregardi for iits obligations under international humanitarian law o and the law of occupation in particular.i The committee, which does not accept Israelis annexation of… Read more »

Posted May 11, 2007, by & filed under Articles, Personal Experiences .

Los Angeles Times Amman, Jordan. I AM A PALESTINIAN from Nazareth, a citizen of Israel and was, until last month, a member of the Israeli parliament. But now, in an ironic twist reminiscent of France’s Dreyfus affair, in which a French Jew was accused of disloyalty to the state, the government of Israel is accusing… Read more »

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

As part of its ongoing analytical work on Palestinian trade facilitation and economic revival, the World Bank released its latest report today, entitled Movement and Access Restrictions in the West Bank: Uncertainty and Inefficiency in the Palestinian Economy. Press Release World Bank: Sustainable Palestinian economic recovery impossible under West Bank restriction system While acknowledging Israel’s… Read more »

Posted , by & filed under House Demolitions, News .

The Jerusalem municipality destroyed a building in east Jerusalem on Tuesday that served as a residence for handicapped children. The center, in the Wadi Joz neighborhood in the city’s north, was destroyed after the District Court declared it illegal. The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) said seven children and two caregivers were asleep at… Read more »

Posted March 20, 2007, by & filed under Analysis, Articles .

Today, March 14th, Bedouin rain-fed food crops sown near the government-planned township of Lakiya in the Negev are being uprooted and overturned by Israel’s ‘Green Patrol.’ This is the second time this year that fields are overturned – just last month some 1600 *dunams were destroyed. Since BUSTAN and 8 other NGOs partnered with Adalah… Read more »

Posted March 6, 2007, by & filed under News, UK Specific .

Home demolitions are taking place NOW in A-Tur near the A-Zaim checkpoint and Maavar Zeitim (Terminal crossing), just above the Eastern Ringroad as it comes in to the tunnel from Maale Adumim. The home is a 2-storey building. We expect there to be more than one demolition today: near the current demolition site is the… Read more »

Posted February 5, 2007, by & filed under Analysis, Articles .

For years I have been one of the doomsayers, arguing that the two-state solution is dead and that apartheid has become the only realistic political outcome of the Israel-Palestine conflict_ at least until a full-blown anti-apartheid struggle arises that fundamentally changes the equation. I based my assessment on several seemingly incontrovertible realities. Over the past… Read more »