Posted July 17, 2013, by & filed under News, Settlements .

ICAHD is launching a campaign to help protect the Atta Jaber family following a series of threats and attacks that began on 6 June. Since that date either the Israeli civil administration or aggressive settlers from the Kiryat Arba settlement near Hebron have invaded their property in al-Baqaa on an almost weekly basis. The latest… Read more »

Posted July 5, 2013, by & filed under News .

How do we respond to Kerry? I donat know of anyone familiar with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict _ across the board _ who sees in the Kerry initiative anything other than an attempt to impose on the Palestinians a Pax Israeliana. In fact, neither Kerry nor his Israeli partners bother to deny it. For his part,… Read more »

Posted April 18, 2013, by & filed under News .

The Irish travel writer Dervla Murphy, in A Month by the Sea: Encounters in Gaza, (Erland Press 2013), has given us a book which, I am sure, will be of interest not only to ICAHD members. It is a torch to put into the hands of sceptical friends and colleagues… like Palestinian Walks, or I… Read more »

Posted April 12, 2013, by & filed under UK Specific .

Just under a hundred people attended the ICAHD UK conference, In the Name of Justice, on 23 March. People came from many parts of England and there was representation from Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland (including the Orkneys). We were also delighted to welcome ICAHD supporters from Germany. Speakers included Clare Short, Secretary of State… Read more »

Posted April 11, 2013, by & filed under News .

IS THE TWO-STATE SOLUTION DEAD?   Jeff Halper     The Palestinians should first make peace with Israel and then get their state.                 — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the UN, Sept. 23, 2011     Let’s say it clearly and categorically: the two-state solution is dead. If the possibility ever genuinely existed –… Read more »

Posted March 19, 2013, by & filed under News .

Jeff Halper, Director of ICAHD, has travelled since the new year to Norway, Finland, France, Belgium and Luxembourg. He summarises impressions and thoughts from his encounters below. There is clearly something moving in Europe regarding the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Public opinion throughout the Continent, always wavering between guilt over the Holocaust and a strong commitment to… Read more »

Posted March 18, 2013, by & filed under News .

Today, a coalition of Israeli and Palestinian human rights organisations, including ICAHD and ICAHD UK (the latter represented by Linda Ramsden) called on the UN Human Rights Council to protect Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory from forced displacement. As the Council, member states, and civil society discuss the human… Read more »

Posted January 3, 2013, by & filed under News, UK Specific .

The issue of house demolitions and displacement was included in an event on 25 February at Stormont, home of Northern Irelandis General Assembly. Entitled eHow can Northern Ireland respond to Israelis illegal settlement policiesi, it was organised by the Palestine Society at Queenis University, Belfast. The aim of the day was to provide information in… Read more »