Posted July 23, 2010, by & filed under News, Rebuilding Demolished Homes .

There were some UK participants on the 2010 Rebuilding Camp happening now in Anata, Jerusalem. Days were hot and work was hard, but people found the camp a life-changing experience. Read a blog by a UK participant here Below are some impressions from the first days of the camp from three participants. From Tim: This… Read more »

Posted July 20, 2010, by & filed under News, Rebuilding Demolished Homes .

This year we, the participants of ICAHD`s 2010 work camp, will be rebuilding the home of the Hamdan family: the parents Youssef and Ouda and their four children, Mohamed, Kassem, Saja and Hasma. The Hamdan home, located in the Jerusalem section of Anata, was first demolished in 2005 for lack of a building permit (which… Read more »

Posted July 13, 2010, by & filed under News, UK Specific .

Following on Jeff Halper’s visit to this colourful August Bank Holiday festival last year, this year’s line-up of speakers include Clare Short, Ilan Pappe, Abe Hayeem and Brian Klug, all associated with ICAHD UK and the struggle for a just peace in Israel/Palestine. Greenbelt Festival trustees visited Israel/Palestine in early 2009, and seeing with their… Read more »

Posted June 9, 2010, by & filed under News .

The following article by Avi Shlaim, ICAHD UK patron, appeared in the Daily Mirror on 1st June. My heart sank when I heard the news of the IDFas insane attack on the unarmed boats carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza in which ten international volunteers were killed and many more were wounded. It was with great… Read more »

Posted June 4, 2010, by & filed under 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 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 »