Posted May 14, 2020, by & filed under News .

In recent years, the idea of a one democratic state in all of historic Palestine as the best solution to the conflict has re-emerged. It started gaining increased support in the public domain. It is not a new idea. The Palestinian liberation movement, before the catastrophe of 1948 (the Nakba) and after it, had adopted… Read more »

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Below is a sample letter to Neil Berkett, Chair of NSPCC which should be posted to NSPCC, 42 Curtain Lane, London, EC2A 3NH. Alternatively, this letter could be adapted and sent to Josephine Swinhoe, Director of Income Generation, Fundraising and Engagement, at supportercare@nspcc.org.uk or to Peter Wanless, Chief Executive, at  Peter.Wanless@NSPCC.org.uk.     XX May… Read more »

Posted May 12, 2020, by & filed under News .

Photo: Corporate Occupation   The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is a charity campaigning and working in child protection in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands, however it receives donations from JCB, despite these machines being used to demolish Palestinian homes. A campaign entitled Protecting Palestinian Families has been… Read more »

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Photo: Roy Milani – Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem Today, there are over 7.3 million Palestinian refugees and half a million Internationally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Palestinians are the largest and longest standing displaced population in the world.  Due to Israeli government policies Palestinians continue to be displaced from their homes, therefore the Nakba continues. INSIST that… Read more »

Posted May 11, 2020, by & filed under Events .

Photo: ICAHD – Clare Short at ICAHD UK Conference   Former Labour politician, Clare Short has worked internationally with non-governmental advocacy groups across the developing world and has had long-standing interest in Palestine/Israel. She will be conversation with Awad Abdelfattah from the Galilee and Jeff Halper from Jerusalem. Awad is a political writer and former… Read more »

Posted May 10, 2020, by & filed under News .

Below is a Call from the One Democratic State Campaign (ODSC) — a Palestinian-led organization in Palestine — for the establishment of a single democratic state of equal rights for all its citizens (including Palestinian refugees and their family who choose to come home). It notes that a single state already exists de facto between… Read more »

Posted May 6, 2020, by & filed under News .

Photo credit: Amer Aruri, B’tselem Notes: There are four categories of demolitions: Punitive demolitions: Houses demolished as punishment for the actions of people associated with the houses. Administrative demolitions: Houses demolished for lack of a building permit. This happens in Area C and in East Jerusalem, under exclusive Israeli authority, though prior to the existence… Read more »

Posted May 4, 2020, by & filed under News .

By Jeff Halper, ICAHD Director (13 August 2015)   In two weeks this summer, between July 19-August 3rd, the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) built a beautiful, four-room home for the Fhadat family of the West Bank town of Anata, complete with a stone fence and garden! Much of the funding for the home… Read more »