Posted June 4, 2010, by & filed under Articles, House Demolitions .

ICAHD has been organising weekly protests every Friday against the home demolitions happening in Sheikh Jarrah. Recently activists have been arrested and banned by the Jerusalem court from the neighbourhood in which they were protesting. They are planning to defy that ban today (Friday, 4th June). Below is a report by Sahar Vardi, an ICAHD… Read more »

Posted May 27, 2010, by & filed under News, Protest Actions .

ICAHD adds its voice to the calls of Palestinian, Israeli and international civil society organizations demanding the immediate release of Ameer Makhoul, the General Director of Ittijah and President of the Popular Committee for the Defense of Political Freedoms, who was abducted from his home in a midnight raid of the security service and held… Read more »

Posted April 29, 2010, by & filed under Articles, House Demolitions .

Amnesty International campaigns are highlighting the cases and threats of home demolitions in Libya and Mexico. The home demolitions and evictions of families of Tabu origin in Libya are at the hands of the authorities, along with other forms of oppression and discrimination such as refused renewal or extension of indentification documents. A study of… Read more »

Posted April 14, 2010, by & filed under Articles, House Rebuilding .

Each summer since 2002, ICAHD has hosted an international camp in which activists from around the world join together with Palestinians and Israelis to rebuild Palestinian homes that have been demolished by the Israeli authorities. While ICAHD builds throughout East Jerusalem and the West Bank during the year, we hold our annual rebuilding camp in… Read more »

Posted March 27, 2010, by & filed under Articles, Beyond Zionism .

On Sunday March 21st, Jeff Halper spoke at the Montagu Centre/West Central Liberal Synagogue _ the London home of Liberal Judaism – giving a Jewish reframing of the conflict to the Jewish community. The event was organised by Jews for Justice for Palestinians and ICAHD UK. Jeff’s previous talks on his tour round Britain with… Read more »

Posted March 24, 2010, by & filed under Analysis, Archive, Articles .

This article by the ICAHD Director makes vital reading. It lays out the well documented framework devised by Israel’s legal and ethical policymakers for waging “asymmetrical” war, i.e. war by a powerful state against “non-state” dissenting forces. He also shows how Israel desires to change accepted concepts of “just war” in international humanitarian law by… Read more »

Posted March 21, 2010, by & filed under Israeli Military Actions, News .

In a move the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz called seriously anti-democratic”, the Israeli Army just declared the villages of Bil’in and Na’alin closed military zones from 8am-8pm on Fridays for the next six months. For five years, Friday protests with Palestinian, Israeli and international activists have made these towns centers of unarmed resistance to occupation. Now… Read more »