THE LIVNI-RICE PLAN: Towards a Just Peace or Apartheid?

Posted February 5, 2007, by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

For years I have been one of the doomsayers, arguing that the two-state solution is dead and that apartheid has become the only realistic political outcome of the Israel-Palestine conflict_ at least until a full-blown anti-apartheid struggle arises that fundamentally changes the equation. I based my assessment on several seemingly incontrovertible realities. Over the past… Read more »

Parliamentary Committee Calls for Sanctions Against Israel

Posted January 31, 2007, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Israel-EU Trade Association Agreement MUST end, Committee says January 31st saw the publication of the report by the International Development Committee, chaired by Rt Hon Malcom Bruce, Lib Dem MP, on Development Assistance and the Occupied Palestinian Territories and states that the actions of the international community threatens the viability of a Palestinian state. The… Read more »

Successful Launch of Enough! Coalition

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ICAHD UK is pleased to be a member of the Enough! Coalition, formed from UK NGOs to mark 40 years of Israel’s occupation of Palestine and to seek a united front of advocacy against the occupation. ICAHD UK was represented at the launch in the Houses of Parliament on 30th January and then later in… Read more »

Report on Jeff Halper’s Visit to London

Posted January 7, 2007, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

During the last week of June, Jeff Halper, Director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, visited London. While in the UK, he met with Parliamentarians from all the major parties, journalists, representatives from NGOs, people from the world of business as well as from the arts and ICAHD UK supporters. A special briefing for… Read more »

Stop Arming Israel Campaign

Posted December 6, 2006, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

ICAHD UK is involved with this campaign, initiated by Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) which calls for the UK government to introduce an immediate embargo on arms trading with Israel. The UK licensed arms sales to Israel worth u22.5m in 2005, more than twice the amount in 2004. It also spends millions of pounds… Read more »

ICAHD Builds House, Bridges and Hope in West Bank

Posted August 1, 2006, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

Thanks to last July’s Summer Camp, a new Palestinian home rose from the rubble of the site where a family had lost its home to the bulldozers. The Camp took place in the last two weeks of July. Starved of English and Hebrew language newspapers to keep abreast of the catacysmic events that were happening… Read more »

Victory for Disinvestment by Methodists

Posted June 20, 2006, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

The Methodist Conference of the UK has voted overwhelmingly to disinvest its central funds, where appropriate after negotiation, with companies profiting from Israel’s Occupation in any way. Methodist Conference endorses principle of disinvestment from occupation Source: Palestine Solidarity Campaign The worldwide campaign for Church disinvestment from the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine, received a major… Read more »

When Palestinian Kills Palestinian…..

Posted June 6, 2006, by & filed under Articles, Opinion.

……we are dismayed. It seems to undermine all we fight for, for the benefit of our Palestinian brothers and sisters. But we do not live in a clear-cut world where causes fall into simplistic black and white categories. In every basket there are bad eggs. And consider Dostoyevsky’s contention that man cannot live without hope,… Read more »

Daniel Barenboim’s Work with Israeli and Arab Musicians

Posted May 13, 2006, by & filed under Articles, Culture.

Daniel Barenboim’s Work with Israeli and Arab Musicians Daniel Barenboim, the famous pianist and conductor, was married to the great cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, who made Elgar’s great Cello Concerto her own before she died at a tragically young age. In the early Nineties, he became friends with the leading Palestinian intellectual the late Edward… Read more »

Jeff Halper nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2006

Posted April 15, 2006, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Read here about Jeff’s nomination for this most prestigious prize alongside the Palestinian Ghassan Andoni, co-founder of ISM Jeff Halper, founder and Coordinator of ICAHD, is a widely respected analyst of the Israel/Palestine situation as well as a leading Jewish activist.