ICAHD UK Hiring new Administrator

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

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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 »

The Labour Party, Israel, and Antisemitism

Posted May 13, 2016, by & filed under Opinion, UK Specific.

A photo of a street sign in front of the apartheid wall taken in Bethlehem

– Picture of a street sign in front of the apartheid wall in Bethlehem. Last week the labour Party came under ferocious political and media attack for allegedly harbouring antisemites in its midst. In the course of this, the accusers often blurred the distinction between anti-Zionism and antisemitism, between legitimate criticisms of the state of… Read more »

International Conscientious Objector’s Day 2016

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Muntaha Saad with members of the family

To celebrate International Conscientious Objectors Day this year, one of our members reflects on their experience during a recent study tour meeting a family who refuse to be drafted into the Israeli army.. Maghar is a town of some 20,000 inhabitants: Muslim, Christian and Druze. We were here to visit the Druze family of Zaher Al-deen… Read more »

Will I ever be able to live like a human being?

Posted April 21, 2016, by & filed under Beduin, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, Israeli Military Actions, Personal Experiences, Study Tour Reports.

Jordan Valley bedouin farmers tell their story

– Reflections from a recent ICAHD study tour trip to the Jordan Valley – Bedouin villages in the Jordan Valley are barely clinging to life in the wake of frequent demolitions and water deprivation. Arriving at the tented community of Khirbet al-Makhul, we were invited into the home of a Bedouin herding family. Although we had… Read more »

Water is life, and clean water means health

Posted March 21, 2016, by & filed under Personal Experiences, Water.

Ma'ale Adummin swimming pool

For World Water Day – 22nd March 2016 – we invited one of our study tour participants to reflect on how Palestinians living under occupation are affected by water… Many – far too many – tourists to Israel spend their whole time in a ‘tourist bubble’. They never meet Palestinians; they have no idea about what is… Read more »