Another Gain for Perseverance: The UN Vote……

Posted December 13, 2012, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Archive, Articles.

…..recognizing Palestine. Here follow thoughts from Jeff Halper on the recent huge majority vote by the UN General Assembly to give Palestine status as a “non-member observer state”. Another Gain for Perseverance: The UN Vote recognizing Palestine. And Yet… Thoughts from Jeff Halper On one level, the General Assemblyas overwhelming vote to recognize the state… Read more »

Whose right to self-defence, Mr Hague? A timeline of the acts provoking escalation of conflict

Posted November 19, 2012, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

Yesterday, Sunday, Prime Minister Netanyahu, who had accused of war crimes the perpetrators of a rocket attack from Gaza which had killed three Israelis some days earlier, announced with satisfaction that 1,000 “targets” of the “infrastructure of terrorism” in Gaza had been hit by the Israeli airforce. Earlier the same day, an Israeli munition killed… Read more »

ICAHD UK to mount photo exhibit at European Parliament

Posted November 13, 2012, 12:00 am by & filed under International, News.

Calling all supporters – please sharpen up your pencil and prose and write to your MEP to urge him or her to attend this photo exhibition, “Dreams of Home”, which will be displayed on 26th – 29th November at the EU Parliament in Brussels. Jeff Halper will be present to speak at a reception to… Read more »

In the Name of Justice: ICAHD Raises Key Issues Around a Single State as a Step Towards Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Posted September 4, 2012, 5:40 pm by & filed under News.

By Jeff Halper and Itay Epshtain   Over the past 15 years, ICAHD has actively resisted the Israeli Occupation. For almost that long we have argued that the two-state solution is dead and gone, based on our intimate knowledge both of Israeli politics and the massive “facts” that Israel has imposed on the Occupied Palestinian… Read more »

“Only Connect!” A Report on ICAHD UK Conference

Posted May 10, 2012, 12:00 am by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

On a pleasantly warm day on April 21st, people arrived, some having come a good distance, for ICAHD UKas AGM and London conference at the Amnesty UK Human Rights Centre. Half of the attendees, who numbered in all about 100, had already gathered the night before at The Methodist International Centre for dinner, time with… Read more »

‘Way Beyond Apartheid’

Posted April 27, 2012, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

At ICAHD UK’s conference on Saturday and in an interview in this week’s New Internationalist by Frank Barat, Coordinator of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine, Jeff Halper has stated that ‘Israel’s gone way beyond apartheid’. The ICAHD Director suggests that Palestinians have reached such a point of despair that Israel have won their sought after… Read more »

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine

Posted November 30, 2011, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Archive, Articles.

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 »

Israel passes anti-boycott law

Posted July 17, 2011, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

On Monday, 11 July, Israel passed a law in the Knesset making it a civil offense to call for an economic, cultural or academic boycott of people or institutions in Israel or the Occupied Palestinian Territories for political reasons. Any Israeli individual or organisation doing so could face financial penalties or a lawsuit. The following… Read more »

THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITYiS HISTORIC MISTAKE AND OPPORTUNITY

Posted July 5, 2011, 12:00 am by & filed under News, Opinion.

No one knows the precise plans of the Palestinian Authority vis-a-vis September: will Mahmoud Abbas declare a Palestinian state within recognized borders and ask that it be admitted as a full member of the UN n or not? Perhaps Abbas himself does not know. Now political leaders often make decisions alone or in consultation with… Read more »