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 »

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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 »

Posted January 31, 2007, by & filed under News, UK Specific .

ICAHD UK is pleased to be a member of the Enough! Coalition, formed from UK NGOs to mark 40 years of Israel’s occupation of Palestine and to seek a united front of advocacy against the occupation. ICAHD UK was represented at the launch in the Houses of Parliament on 30th January and then later in… Read more »

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Israel-EU Trade Association Agreement MUST end, Committee says January 31st saw the publication of the report by the International Development Committee, chaired by Rt Hon Malcom Bruce, Lib Dem MP, on Development Assistance and the Occupied Palestinian Territories and states that the actions of the international community threatens the viability of a Palestinian state. The… Read more »

Posted January 7, 2007, by & filed under News, UK Specific .

During the last week of June, Jeff Halper, Director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, visited London. While in the UK, he met with Parliamentarians from all the major parties, journalists, representatives from NGOs, people from the world of business as well as from the arts and ICAHD UK supporters. A special briefing for… Read more »

Posted December 6, 2006, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific .

ICAHD UK is involved with this campaign, initiated by Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) which calls for the UK government to introduce an immediate embargo on arms trading with Israel. The UK licensed arms sales to Israel worth u22.5m in 2005, more than twice the amount in 2004. It also spends millions of pounds… Read more »