ICAHD UK Lobbies EU in Brussels

Posted July 15, 2009, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Monica Wusteman reports: ICAHD UK responded to the call that came from Palestinians in East Jerusalem to campaign against the threatened house demolitions and evictions there by taking their case to the EU in Brussels. On Monday, 6th and Tuesday 7th July, a delegation from ICAHD UK led by UK Director, Linda Ramsden, met several… Read more »

Report on ICAHD UK AGM Day Conference

Posted May 13, 2009, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

Below is a report compiled by board member Deborah Maccoby on a very successful day, for which feedback suggests that much was learned by many people on aspects of the Palestine/Israel situation and on effective campaigning for a just settlement. Highlights were the talks by Jean Lambert MEP on the European Parliament scene with regard… Read more »

To Resist is to Exist – the psychological impact of military occupation in Palestine

Posted March 26, 2009, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

An article has appeared on the Therapy Today website written by participants of a ten-day Clinicians’ Tour to Palestine last year. The article received complaints, was temporarily withdrawn by the website’s Editor, but then reinstated with some of the responses to it published at the end. The tour was coordinated with Physicians for Human Rights… Read more »

The Lancet Publishes Articles on Health in Palestine

Posted March 9, 2009, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

The latest issue of this UK medical journal, one of the highest profile journals in the world, has taken a courageous step in the publication of this series, available on its website now at www.thelancet.com. Dr Derek Summerfield, on behalf of UK Medical Committee on Palestine, writes: There are 5 papers accompanied by editorials and… 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 »

Palestinian Wins Orwell Prize for Political Writing

Posted April 25, 2008, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Palestinian lawyer Raja Shehadeh has combined art and politics, his love of walking with his political activism and human rights, to produce a lyrical account of the changed and still changing West Bank countryside, and its effects on the lives of the Palestinian population, since Ariel Sharon declared in 1980 that he would “alter the… Read more »

Israel’s Royal Welcome

Posted March 27, 2008, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

On April 7, Prince Philip will be hosting a dinner at Windsor Castle organised by the Jewish National Fund. They will be marking the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Israeli state. However this is not a private dinner. Nor is the JNF an ordinary organisation…… <img src="/wp-content/uploads/archiveimages/Honi soit.jpg" alt="Honi soit qui mal y… Read more »

Emergency in Gaza – Why the Siege Must Be Lifted – Now!

Posted February 16, 2008, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, ICAHDis Advocacy Officer, delivered the following speech to a meeting at the Houses of Parliament on Monday, attended by MPs. She represented ICAHD at the meeting on a panel, which included Prof Manuel Hassassian, Palestinian General Delegate to UK, and three MPs. Angela was on the committee that organized the Israeli Convoy to… Read more »