Posted February 16, 2008, by & filed under News, UK Specific .

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 »

Posted , by & filed under News, UK Specific .

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 »

Posted September 26, 2007, by & filed under Articles, House Rebuilding .

While ICAHD, The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, has been rebuilding Palestinian homes for ten years, the expansion of the organization’s building program this year has been unprecedented. From the Negev Desert, Hebron, Jerusalem and villages north of Ramallah, ICAHD has employed dozens of Palestinians to rebuild homes destroyed by the Israeli government. photo gallery

Posted September 23, 2007, by & filed under House Demolitions, News .

“At first sight, Al-Nu’eman seems a peaceful village: 22 homes, surrounded by fruit trees and olive orchards, on a beautiful hill between Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Within a few years, however, very little of this may be left. Unless people take action, this village will most likely disappear. Israeli courts may rule yet again that the… Read more »