ICAHD joins appeal to Israeli Supreme Court to prevent home demolitions in Area C

Posted April 26, 2014, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

ICAHD, in conjunction with other human rights organisations and together with the Palestinian village council of Ad-Dirat- Al-Rfaiiya, near Hebron in the West Bank, has submitted a petition to the Israeli Supreme Court to remove the planning authority in Area C of the West Bank, including the authority to demolish Palestinian homes, out of the… Read more »

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 »

HELP SAVE HOMES from demolition in Silwan

Posted September 16, 2012, by & filed under Articles, House Demolitions.

Help save homes from imminent demolition in Silwan, East Jerusalem. Join us in supporting War on Wantas campaign to stop Palestinians from losing their homes slated to be cleared in order to build a tourist attraction. Please visit War on Wantas website and simply fill in the form for a letter that will be sent… Read more »

More pressure on Palestinians within Israel – 7 homes in Lod demolished

Posted December 14, 2010, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

With the recent news reported on this website of religious ruling signed by dozens of Israelis municipal chief rabbis that bans the renting or sale of homes to non-Jews , Palestinians living within Israel are suffering a “double whammy”, with increased demolition of their homes. On Monday, seven were demolished in Lod on, near Tel… Read more »

Focus on farmer with four times demolished home

Posted September 29, 2010, by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

“Meet Ata Jaber, a farmer whose house outside Hebron has been destroyed four times by settlers but who rebuilds and hangs on, rarely leaving his property, because he has no choice but to defend his livelihood and ancestral lands for the sake of his children.” So begins an article based on interviews with Jaber by… Read more »

Sharp Increase in Demolitions and Displacement in West Bank – UN report

Posted August 17, 2010, by & filed under Articles, House Demolitions.

As Jeff Halper releases a profoundly disturbing analysis about the sharp increase leading up to Ramadan of house demolitions and the all-encompassing ‘invisible yet Kafkaesque system of total control and intimidation’ of Palestinians’ existence by the Israeli machine of oppression, the UN OCHA have published their own report detailing the acceleration of demolition activity: Follow… Read more »

The Home Demolition Virus Continues to Spread

Posted August 6, 2010, by & filed under Articles, House Demolitions.

We reported in an earlier article, Is the House Demolitions Virus Spreading Abroad? on house demolitions in Libya and Mexico being imposed on minority groups. In the article below, Amnesty International reports on threatened evictions and house demolitions of Roma in Belgrade, capital of Serbia. Again, this seems to be reflecting Jeff Halper’s consistent warning… Read more »