Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions worked in South Africa

Posted September 14, 2016, by & filed under BDS, Culture, International, Opinion, Personal Experiences.

WWPPI

As partners of the Kairos Britain initiative, we wanted to highlight this years’ World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (18th – 24th September 2016) by encouraging our members in Christian faith communities to share their experiences with you. Brian Brown was South Africa’s first banned churchperson who came to England as a refugee from apartheid… Read more »

Steadfastness in the Jordan Valley – Three years since the Khalet Makhul demolitions

Posted , by & filed under Beduin, Communities demolished, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, Personal Experiences, Water.

Water collected in barrels

The 16th of September 2016 will mark three years since the village of Khalet Makhul was demolished, and so we thought it a good opportunity to raise awareness of this community, by highlighting a report from one of the families who have steadfastly remained to share a little of their story: At 05:00, morning of 16th… Read more »

ICAHD UK Represented at the EuroPal Forum’s Parliamentary Meeting

Posted August 3, 2016, by & filed under Events, UK Specific, UK Specific.

Kate and Haneen Al Zoubi

EuroPal Forum hosted an event in July entitled, ‘Palestine: Key for Stability and Peace in the Middle East’ at the Houses of Parliament, London. The talk was introduced and chaired by Dr Paul Monaghan MP (SNP), who presaged the evening’s speeches by emphasising the central role of the Palestinian issue in stabilising the MENA region. His introduction… Read more »

Anti-fascist footprints – ICAHD UK sponsored walk

Posted July 31, 2016, by & filed under Events, Sponsored Walk, UK Specific, UK Specific.

David Rosenberg tour

October will mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street and so we have joined up again with author David Rosenberg for a special ‘Anti-Fascist Footprints’ tour telling the story of communities coming together to oppose those who tried to set them against each other. This topic seems particularly relevant in light of the recent anti-Semitism debate and… Read more »

ICAHD UK Hiring new Administrator

Posted July 25, 2016, by & filed under UK Specific.

icahd

ICAHD UK seeks administrator and membership manager with experience in using effective and efficient office systems and processes including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and proficient in using email and the Internet. An average of 60 hours per month working from home located within the London travel to work area with office and travel expenses covered…. Read more »

ICAHD UK’s response to the Shami Chakrabarti inquiry

Posted July 21, 2016, by & filed under ICAHD reports, UK Specific.

Chakrabarti Inquiry

The Shami Chakrabarti enquiry was a formal investigation into allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour party, instigated by Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, in April 2016. ICAHD UK, as a long-standing critical Israeli-founded human rights NGO with Jewish roots, felt it important to add our voice to the submissions. Our main suggestions are summarised in the… Read more »

A visit to Aida Refugee Camp

Posted June 9, 2016, by & filed under Personal Experiences, Refugees, Study Tour Reports.

ICAHD - Wall at Aida Refugee Camp

For Refugee Week 2016, we wanted to highlight the plight of the largest group of refugees in the world (numbering approximately 6 million), and our call for the Right of Return by sharing some reflections from a recent study tour visit to Aida Refugee Camp, established in 1950 close to Bethlehem, Palestine, and home to more… Read more »