Palestinian envoy blasts Israel claim in West Bank as IDF manhandle aid workers and diplomats

Posted September 20, 2013, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

While the news of recent Palestinian-Israel negotiators’ meetings seem long gone and almost erased by the focus on their neighbours Syria and Egypt in recent weeks,Israel has been continuing apace in illegal demolitions in the Jordan Valley and in the Negev. See ICAHD UK Facebook, with its several entries in recent days. And in other… Read more »

While Beit Arabiya is rebuilt, nearby Bedouin homes within East Jerusalem are destroyed

Posted August 21, 2013, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

On 19 August 2013, the Ministry of the Interior demolished all six residential structures of Tal eAdasa, a Bedouin community that numbers dozens, including many children. The community, part of the al-Kaiabneh tribe, lives within Jerusalemis municipal boundaries, close to the Palestinian town of Beit Hanina. In addition to the demolition, inspectors informed community members… Read more »

Israeli rabbis ban home sale and rental to non-Jews

Posted December 8, 2010, by & filed under Israeli Politics, News.

Amnesty International today condemned a religious ruling signed by dozens of Israelis municipal chief rabbis that bans the renting or sale of homes to non-Jews. iThis ruling issued by religious leaders employed by the state of Israel, whose salaries are paid by public funds, clearly targets the Palestinian citizens who make up 20 per cent… Read more »

SOAS Students Launch Global Non-Violent Resistance Movement for Justice for Palestinians

Posted January 27, 2009, by & filed under News, Protest Actions.

SOAS students have joined together to state: We, as students, do not want to be impotent spectators, incapable of taking action against the humiliation that Palestinians face on a daily basis. Therefore, we have taken the initiative to support the establishment of a global platform which seeks to unite organizations around the world in resisting… Read more »

60 YEARS – WE WISH EVERYONE COULD CELEBRATE

Posted May 7, 2008, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Independent Jewish Voices (www.ijv.org.uk) are placing this advertisement in the Jewish Chronicle in the UK on May 9, 2008: 60 YEARS – WE WISH EVERYONE COULD CELEBRATE It is 60 years since the creation of the state of Israel, celebrated by most Israelis and many Jews around the world. But which Israel is being commemorated?… Read more »

Horrific demolitions in the village of Attir Im el Hiran

Posted June 25, 2007, by & filed under Beduin, News.

On Monday, 25th June, the Israeli Government demolished 25 homes of Bedouins in the Negev, leaving over 150 men women and children homeless in the scorching desert. The government of Israel moved the family of Abu el Qian away from their ancestral lands in 1956, and placed them where they are now n in the… Read more »

Olmert Vows to “Push Ahead” with Convergence Plan

Posted June 18, 2007, by & filed under International, News.

After meeting President Jacques Chirac in France in June, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed to push ahead with his contentious plan to redraw Israel’s borders with the Palestinians, unilaterally if necessary. “The plan is inevitable, it will be implemented, hopefully by agreement, but it will be implemented,” he told reporters. Olmert also insisted that… Read more »

Red Cross Report Says Israel Disregards Humanitarian Law

Posted May 16, 2007, by & filed under International, News.

By Steven Erlanger JERUSALEM, May 14 o The International Committee of the Red Cross, in a confidential report about East Jerusalem and its surrounding areas, accuses Israel of a igeneral disregardi for iits obligations under international humanitarian law o and the law of occupation in particular.i The committee, which does not accept Israelis annexation of… Read more »

Municipality Tears Down East Jerusalem Care Center for Disabled Children

Posted May 10, 2007, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

The Jerusalem municipality destroyed a building in east Jerusalem on Tuesday that served as a residence for handicapped children. The center, in the Wadi Joz neighborhood in the city’s north, was destroyed after the District Court declared it illegal. The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) said seven children and two caregivers were asleep at… Read more »