MARISHA CADZO: ICAHD
will be reaching a major milestone soon: in two years it will be ICAHD
's 20th anniversary.
Some 14,000 Palestinians lost their residency between 1967 and 2010, with half of those revocations taking place after 2006, ICAHD
reports that over 24,000 homes in the Occupied Territories have been razed by the IDF since 1967.
The need for shelter is stronger than any of the deterrent measures imposed by the Municipality," says Dr Meir Margolit, field co-ordinator for ICAHD
As a result a large part of the work of both B'Tselem and ICAHD
is to provide information and campaigns that overcome this ignorance.
Devorah Brous, Manager of the ICAHD
work camp, declares:
The family decided to rebuild their home and, with the help of ICAHD
activists, it was finished in August 1998.
The Israeli peace workers from ICAHD
(the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions) would come Saturday.
Through the Civil Administration, Israel's military government, the Israel Defense Forces can expropriate any land in the West Bank for "immediate military purposes", and turn it into Jewish settlements, reported ICAHD
According to the ICAHD
Palestinians represent 30% of Jerusalem's population but only reside in 7% of its lands, and are responsible for 40% of tax revenue and receive 8% of its spending.
State Department, including its 1948 consular office in Jerusalem; Amnesty International; authors such as Chris Hedges and Jonathan Cook; Israeli nongovernmental organizations B'Tselem, ICAHD
and Zochrot; and other scholars, writers, diplomats and wise observers with deep experience in the region.
For further details: Adam Keller, Gush Shalom (0506-709603), Adi Dagan, Coalition of Women for Peace (0508-575730), Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, ICAHD