Posted April 30, 2020, by & filed under News .

Write to your MP about Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank, including the Jordan Valley, and the major Israeli illegal settlements, on 1st July. Dear    (MP), I am writing because of my commitment to social justice where everyone, despite their race, gender or creed, can live in freedom, with dignity, and where… Read more »

Posted April 29, 2020, by & filed under Latest News .

With the signing of an agreement with Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally got a government that gives him the two things he most coveted: immunity from prosecution in his three corruption cases, and a mandate to annex large swathes of the West Bank, Israel’s “settlement blocs,” finally expanding Israel’s borders from the… Read more »

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Photo credit: Iyad Hadad/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 March 30, 2020, by & filed under News .

Writing to MPs and other relevant parties (local media, religious bodies, organisations) can be an effective way of taking action to raise awareness of the situation in Palestine / Israel. ICAHD responds to events by preparing sample letters which can be viewed via the links below. These are simply tools to guide you and it… Read more »

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Write to your MP about Israel’s repressive policies against Palestinians which continue with added cruelty during the coronavirus pandemic. (Sample letter posted 30 March 2020) Dear    (MP), At this unprecedented time in history when we are battling the coronavirus pandemic in the UK,  I write to inform you of the current reality for Palestinians who… Read more »

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Jeff Halper, Founder of ICAHD   Although we are all understandably focused on the coronavirus crisis, the world goes on, and so does the Zionist colonization of Palestine. There were some brief hopes that the virus might aid in bringing some peace to the region. After all, oil prices have fallen making it hard for… Read more »

Posted March 29, 2020, by & filed under News .

Can you tell us about yourself? Awad:  I was born to a hard-working farming family in Kawkab, a village in the north of Palestine, today Israel. Since childhood, my father told me stories about its history. My family is one of those who survived the expulsion and the ethnic cleansing which the Zionist gangs carried… Read more »

Posted March 20, 2020, by & filed under News .

Doris and Claus (ICAHD Germany)   In Germany there are many local groups that work for a just peace in Palestine/Israel, most major cities have a group or two. On a national level there are a few committees of national organisations that speak up about Palestine/Israel, like Pax Christi (a Catholic organisation) or IPPNW, and… Read more »

Posted March 15, 2020, by & filed under News .

As an Israeli peace and human rights organization, ICAHD focuses its activities around resistance to Israel’s policy of demolishing Palestinian homes, both in Israel and in the Occupied Palestine Territory (OPT). The demolition policy is part of Israel’s attempt to Judaize Palestine, to transform an Arab country into a Jewish one. During and after the… Read more »