The EUis Schizophrenic Attitude Towards Israel

Posted July 31, 2012, by & filed under International, News.

Within a matter of weeks the EU has made statements that differ drastically concerning its relationship to Israel. On 14 May the EUis 27 foreign ministers unanimously condemned Israelis settlement expansion plans, its demolition of Palestinian homes and displacement policies as well as settler violence and provocations. It commented on the deteriorating living conditions for… Read more »

Folk music legend Pete Seeger endorses boycott of Israel

Posted February 28, 2011, by & filed under International, News.

February 28 – Folk music legend Pete Seeger has come out in support of the growing Palestinian movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel as a program for justice for Palestinians and a route to peace in the Middle East. Seeger, 92, participated in last Novemberis online virtual rally iWith Earth and Each… Read more »

Amnesty call on UN Human Rights Council to refer Gaza situation to ICC

Posted March 9, 2010, by & filed under International, News.

4,247 homes in Gaza were destroyed directly as a result of Israeli military action during Operation Cast Lead, the assault on Gaza in 2008-2009, according to United Nations statistics. Amnesty International sent out today (9 March) the press release below. The situation in Gaza should be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Amnesty International… Read more »

Push for BDS Campaign to Gain More Momentum

Posted January 26, 2010, by & filed under International, News.

“ICAHD was the first Israeli organization to endorse a boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign and to formulate a statement, issued in January, 2005, calling on the international community to support it. Over the past decade and a half ICAHD has played a key role in expanding the BDS campaign and working with groups around… Read more »

Another Crack in the Wall

Posted January 3, 2010, by & filed under International, News.

An EU ruling released today effectively states that West Bank goods can’t be considered Israeli. According to the ruling, Israel has no standing in companies in settlements which make such products as cookies, pretzels, wines, cosmetics and computer equipment. Israeli goods made in the West Bank cannot enjoy duty-free access to the EU market. From… Read more »

Failing Gaza: No rebuilding, no recovery, no more excuses – new report by 16 NGOs

Posted December 29, 2009, by & filed under International, News.

A new report, by 16 humanitarian, development and human rights organisations, describes how the ongoing blockade prevents reconstruction and recovery of Gaza from the extensive damage caused by the Israeli military offensive one year ago. It highlights the fact that only 41 truckloads of construction materials have been allowed to enter Gaza since the end… Read more »

United Palestinian Christian Wake Up Call to Western Churches

Posted December 9, 2009, by & filed under International, News.

Rev. Canon Garth Hewitt of Amos Trust has hailed a historic Palestine Kairos document by Palestinian Christian leaders, to be launched on 11th December as ia call for the world and particularly the worldwide Christian community to wake up to what is happening in Palestinei. Hewitt said that ithis document demands a response especially from… Read more »

Open Letter to Beatles to Urge Refusal of Israel’s Invitation to 60th Anniversary Celebrations

Posted February 2, 2008, by & filed under International, News.

Imagine what John Lennon would make of this! Lennon fans will be imagining that their hero is turning in his grave at this invitation from the organisers of Israel’s celebrations of 60 years of statehood, an ironic enough invitation in the light of the banning of the Beatles years ago from performing to their youth… Read more »

18,000 Homes Banner Boosts Website Hits

Posted December 21, 2007, by & filed under International, News.

The “18,000 Homes” banner now appears on over 400 websites worldwide, and has boosted hits on the ICAHD website – over 40,000 in November, with many new visitors drawn to the site by the eye-catching banner. To read more about this, current house demolitions going on despite the “peace process”, and latest news of the… Read more »