‘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 »

ICAHD UK December News

Posted December 24, 2016, by & filed under News, Settlements.

Picture: A Palestinian man demolishes his own home in Jerusalem after receiving a demolition order related to a lack of proper permits. Picture credit:  (File photo Sliman Khader/Flash90). The theme of the newsletter is ‘Think of Palestine This Christmas’, and it includes: Increasing pace of demolitions in 2016 Election of Donald Trump Jeff Halper on the… Read more »

Thoughts from Israel/Palestine, November 2016

Posted December 5, 2016, by & filed under Articles, News, Study Tour Reports.

Thoughts from Israel/Palestine, November 2016 – John Hastings-Thomson Some years ago someone coined the phrase “The Land that once was Holy.” As one sees the eight metre-high separation wall between Israel and the West Bank winding through the streets of Bethlehem, it is easy to be drawn in by that thought. To stand at Checkpoint… Read more »

Reflections on ICAHD UK’s ‘Anti-Fascist Footprints’ Walk

Posted November 17, 2016, by & filed under Uncategorized.

THE BATTLE OF CABLE STREET Reflections from Anne Jones after participating in David Rosenberg’s ‘Anti-Fascist Footprints’ walking tour for ICAHD UK in October 2016 David Rosenberg’s talk as we walked around London’s East One was, as ever, packed with information as well as entertaining. Did you know, for example, that ‘Whitechapel’ has this name because… Read more »

Building homes in a city slated for demolition

Posted November 8, 2016, by & filed under Articles, House Rebuilding.

– Photo: ICAHD A personal account of a Palestinian architect in Jerusalem By Muna A. Since I was a small child I dreamt of building houses. I remember my father used to take me on afternoon walks through the old city and tell me stories about the history of the four quarters, the ancient houses… Read more »

ICAHD 2017 Building Camp, 16-29 July

Posted November 3, 2016, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Rebuilding, Latest News, News, Protest Actions.

Announcing the 2017 ICAHD International Summer Building Camp  16-29 July 2017, in the Jordan Valley and the Naqab/Negev Please apply here  – Collage of images from ICAHD’s 2015 Summer Rebuilding Camp. Image: ICAHD UK  The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) invites you to participate in its 13th building camp. – Join with Palestinians and Israelis… Read more »

ICAHD UK October newsletter

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Featuring news about ICAHD’s rebuilding camp for 2017, our Global Digital Photo Party for raising funds, an update on demolitions and other news, the Palestine Lobby of Parliament on 15th November, the EU’s response to BDS, a review of Israel and South Africa: The Many Faces of Apartheid ed. Ilan Pappe. Read October Newsletter

Autumn 2016 begins in rubble

Posted October 25, 2016, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions.

Rubble left in Dahmash after multiple homes were demolished in 2015

From the beginning of 2016 to mid-October, Israel has demolished 871 Palestinian structures, according to weekly totals from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), displacing 1351 people. These alarming figures provide further fuel for ICAHD’s campaign to end home demolitions. Why is this cruel policy of house demolitions allowed to continue? Around 20,000 Palestinians hold demolition… Read more »

Book review by Diana Neslen

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Israel and South Africa: The Many Faces of Apartheid Edited by Ilan Pappe Reviewed by Diana Neslen This is a book for all those wishing to advance their knowledge of the nature of apartheid and colonialism in the 21st Century and above all it is a valuable compendium of arguments against those who, in spite… Read more »