September 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

Posted September 29, 2017, by & filed under apartheid, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, Latest News, News.

Image: Home demolition in Silwan, ocuppied East Jerusalem. Ma’an News Agency   In comparison to the month of August, September 2017 saw a slight decrease on the average number of weekly demolitions of Palestinian homes and business across the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and within Israel itself. While appearing to be a positive change, this… Read more »

August 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Image: Al-Araqib, Negev, is demolished for the 116th time. Ma’an News Agency   As the month of August began, Israeli forces wasted no time in their campaign of demolitions and the Judaisation of all of historic Palestine, and proceeded to demolish the Bedouin village of Al-Araqib in the Negev for the 116th time since 2010, and… Read more »

Keeping Our Eye on Judaisation – Jeff Halper

Posted July 27, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, apartheid, Articles, ICAHD reports, Jeff Halper, News, Opinion.

For the past several weeks the news from Palestine/Israel has been dominated by sound and fury, especially protests around the status of the Haram esh-Sharif/Temple Mount and its al-Aqsa mosque, that have spread violently to the West Bank and beyond. But we need to constantly focus on the steady process of Israel’s tightening its “facts… Read more »

July 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Al-Issawiya Demolition. Image Credit: PNN   Following a decrease in Palestinian demolitions by Israeli forces during the holy month of Ramadan, the month of July marked a return to the standard dozens of Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes.   Building permits are nearly impossible for Palestinians to obtain from Israeli authorities and at least third… Read more »

June 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Al-Araqib demolition. Image Credit: MEMO As a result of the holy month of Ramadan, Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes and structures practically ceased during June 2017. Unfortunately, whilst this appears to be a positive development, no change in policy had occurred, and the end of Ramadan will likely bring a return to the usual Israeli… Read more »

Join ICAHD UK’s Annual Conference – Saturday 13 May

Posted May 9, 2017, by & filed under News.

  How Do We Advance the Palestine Issue in the Age of Trump & May?  ICAHD UK’s 2017 spring conference on Saturday, 13th May 2017 will address the fast-changing reality with US President Donald Trump’s blatant support of Israel, including the status of Israel’s settlements, his plan to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem and his overall disregard… Read more »

Jeff Halper – What Does America’s Demands of the Palestinians Tell Us?

Posted March 28, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, apartheid, Articles, News, Opinion, Peace Proposals.

Jeff Halper’s blog following Greenblatt’s meetings with Netanyahu and Abbas – 20th March 2017 Trump has said he wants to make “the “ultimate deal”: brokering a peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Towards that end, last week he dispatched his Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt to meet with Netanyahu and Abbas. Is there anything… Read more »

Jeff Halper – after Netanyahu’s meeting with Donald Trump

Posted February 20, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, Articles, House Demolitions, Israeli Politics, News, Opinion, Peace Process.

After Netanyahu’s meeting with Donald Trump Blogpost by Jeff Halper, 16 February 2017 I suppose I should chime in with my comments about yesterday’s meeting between Trump and Netanyahu. To be honest, my heart’s not in it. This is the first post I’ve put up in a month — since before the inauguration. It has… Read more »

Jeff Halper – Trump Brings Clarity

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Trump Brings Clarity Blogpost by Jeff Halper, 19 Feb 2017 Well, as in an answer to my prayers, Trump has definitively cleared the air on Israel/Palestine: Israel has been given the green light to do anything it wants, just so it doesn’t embarrass the Administration. (Trump told Netanyahu a couple weeks ago to just build… Read more »

‘A Christmas present from the UN’ – Jeff Halper comments

Posted December 30, 2016, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Rebuilding, International, Israeli Politics, News, Peace Proposals.

We can win, but we have to be smart, strategic and pro-active Jeff Halper Wow, a Christmas present from the UN! 14 of the 15 members of the Security Council passed a pretty strong resolution against settlement construction — and against the demolition of Palestinian homes. The US was the odd-man out as usual, but… Read more »