ITV Does Good Job on Bethlehem Christmas

Posted December 25, 2007, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

At 11.15 pm on Christmas Eve, the ITV broadcast a programme on Christmas time in Bethlehem as it is today, focussing on the Christian community living in Bethlehem. It will be broadcast again on Boxing Day at 12.15 am. The content gave on the whole a bleak depiction of the restrictions under which all residents… Read more »

Stop Arming Israel

Posted June 25, 2007, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Despite ongoing human rights violations and the UK governmentis own export guidelines, the UK has consistently licensed exports to Israel for range of military equipment. The notorious F-16 fighter jets and Apache combat helicopters used by Israel to bomb Lebanese and Palestinian town, and to maintain the ongoing occupation of the Palestinian Territories, rely on… Read more »

Imagine an England….

Posted June 16, 2007, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

Imagine that we lost the war in 1945. What would life be like? Imagine that England is occupied and ruled by a _foreign power_. Imagine foreign soldiers in tanks and armoured cars patrolling our towns and countryside. Imagine foreigners with the correct credentials from all over the world coming to make their home in England… Read more »

The Time Is Now

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Just as I campaigned for boycotts against apartheid in South Africa many years ago, now I shall do so against Israeli apartheid, says Colin Green, who has recently been elected new Chair of ICAHD UK. EducationGuardian.co.uk, Monday, 11th June, 2007 The strong and hostile response from pro-Israeli groups, as well as the UK government fearful… Read more »

Home Demolitions Continue Apace

Posted March 6, 2007, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Home demolitions are taking place NOW in A-Tur near the A-Zaim checkpoint and Maavar Zeitim (Terminal crossing), just above the Eastern Ringroad as it comes in to the tunnel from Maale Adumim. The home is a 2-storey building. We expect there to be more than one demolition today: near the current demolition site is the… 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 »