Posted February 16, 2008, by & filed under News, Protest Actions .

During the last week, the right-wing association, Elad, and the Police have intensified their operations against the Palestinian citizens of Silwan, located just below the Dung Gate in what is reputed to be the ancient City of David. Local residents who protested against the archaeological excavations conducted under their houses have been detained for interrogations,… Read more »

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Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, ICAHDis Advocacy Officer, delivered the following speech to a meeting at the Houses of Parliament on Monday, attended by MPs. She represented ICAHD at the meeting on a panel, which included Prof Manuel Hassassian, Palestinian General Delegate to UK, and three MPs. Angela was on the committee that organized the Israeli Convoy to… Read more »

Posted January 26, 2008, by & filed under Analysis, Articles .

January 23, 2008 The people of Palestine have done it again, taking their own fate in their hands after being let down by their own “moderate” political leadership and, indeed, the entire international community in their struggle for freedom. Early this morning they simply blew up the wall separating Gaza from Egypt, breaking a siege… Read more »

Posted January 11, 2008, by & filed under News, Peace Process .

U.S. President George Bush landed in Israel yesterday on his first Presidential trip to the country. He participated in a press conference in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in what both men termed a ihistorici and imonumentali occasion. After listening to both so-called leaders make their opening comments and fielding questions from journalists,… Read more »

Posted December 25, 2007, by & filed under Articles, Separation Wall .

6 am, UK: Excited children wake up early this morning to the feel of a heavy load on their feet, a sign that the hoped-for night visitor has not forgotten them this Christmas. Same time (4am), Bethlehem: The first taxis arrive at the main checkpoint out of Bethlehem, and disgorge their load of the town’s… Read more »

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At 11.15 pm on Christmas Eve, the ITV broadcast a programme on Christmas time in Bethlehem as it is today, focussing on the Christian community living in Bethlehem. It will be broadcast again on Boxing Day at 12.15 am. The content gave on the whole a bleak depiction of the restrictions under which all residents… Read more »

Posted December 21, 2007, by & filed under International, News .

The “18,000 Homes” banner now appears on over 400 websites worldwide, and has boosted hits on the ICAHD website – over 40,000 in November, with many new visitors drawn to the site by the eye-catching banner. To read more about this, current house demolitions going on despite the “peace process”, and latest news of the… Read more »

Posted November 27, 2007, by & filed under Articles, Peace Proposals .

One may well think that the struggle inside the Jewish community of Israel is between those of the political right, who want to maintain the settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank so as to _redeem_ the Greater Land of Israel as a Jewish country, and those of the left who seek a two-state… Read more »