Posted November 30, 2011, by & filed under News .

The Russell Tribunal is what happens when governments abrogate their responsibilities towards their own citizens and peoples under their control. States (plus the UN) are obligated to enforce international law and human rights conventions. When they donat, as in their failure to apply the International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of… Read more »

Posted November 28, 2011, by & filed under News, UK Specific .

Several members of ICAHD UK travelled to London to meet with their MP for Palestine Lobby Day on Wednesday, 23 November. More than 180 MPs were contacted for this annual event, compared to 112 last year. Many of these MPs were lobbied at meetings on the day, which was supported by over 150 people from… Read more »

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Most tourists to the Holy Land move in a ‘bubble’. They have no idea of what is going on under their noses. They see the ‘dead stones’, the historic church buildings for example but they make no contact with the ‘living stones’, the people. An alternative, educational tour is quite a different experience. It is… Read more »

Posted October 31, 2011, by & filed under ICAHD in the News, News .

In conjunction with the launch of a new report today (Oct 31st), ICAHD submitted three complaints this morning to the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights of IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons), the Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, and the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Occupied Palestinian Territories. ICAHD demanded to open an investigation into… Read more »

Posted October 1, 2011, by & filed under News .

While Mahmoud Abbas has demanded Palestine statehood at the UN, Israel has acted with its usual confident impunity by announcing 1,100 more housing units in East Jerusalem, in defiance of Palestinian conditions to hte Qurtet for resuming peace talks. Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said the Israeli decision amounted to “1,100 _nosa to the resumption… Read more »

Posted September 16, 2011, by & filed under Peace Proposals .

….regarding the Palestinian Statehood Initiative at the UN The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) has been one of the leading critical Israeli peace and human rights organizations struggling for Palestinian rights during its more than 14 years of existence. ICAHD activists resist the demolition of Palestinian homes, both inside Israel and in the Occupied… Read more »

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…….and he will come and give you a show in your home town, if you desire. The _Benefit for Palestinea at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival was a huge success, with proceeds going to ICAHD UK. Facilitated by the Hampstead Comedy Club and compered by Ivor Dembina, it raised just under u1500 including ticket sales and… Read more »

Posted September 2, 2011, by & filed under News .

ICAHD UK had a major presence at the annual Greenbelt Festival, where arts, faith and justice collide and where there was a focus on Palestine for the third successive year. Located at Cheltenham Racecourse over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Salim Shawamreh, ICAHDas field coordinator, spoke to the festival theme, _Dreams of Homea. Around 250… Read more »

Posted July 20, 2011, by & filed under UK Specific .

We are proud to announce that the Hampstead Comedy Club is presenting a _Benefit for Palestinea in aid of ICAHD UK at the Edinburgh Festival on Wednesday, 17 August. Hear Mark Thomas, Daniel Kitson, Josie Long and Ivor Dembina (compere). 5pm The Counting House 38 West Nicholson Street Edinburgh EH8 9DD Admission u10. Tickets available… Read more »