Stop bulldozers demolishing people’s homes in Palestine
Israel is set to demolish hundreds of people’s homes in the Palestinian town of Silwan to make way for a tourist attraction. Murad, along with his wife and children, has lived in Silwan all his life. He has been told that his family’s house will be demolished and that he must pay for the Israeli bulldozers to demolish it.
I urgently need your generous support to help the people of Silwan in their fight to save their homes. Please make a donation of £20 today to help us stop the bulldozers moving in before it’s too late. We need your urgent support in our fight to win justice for the Palestinian families who are living under the constant threat of being driven from their homes.
War on Want is working with Palestinian communities to help fight the demolitions. We are working with community resistance groups, including Murad and other members of the town, to peacefully resist the demolitions by organising protests and raising awareness of Israel’s plans and activities. Murad told us that without this support and resistance, their homes would have been destroyed months ago.
The town of Silwan is faced with the same crisis that confronts Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Gaza. The reality of life under Occupation means that Palestinian people can no longer build a future of peace and prosperity for themselves or their children. Instead, Palestinians are condemned to poverty and insecurity, unable to enjoy their most basic rights.
We must continue in our fight to oppose Israel’s Occupation and help win justice for the Palestinian people, so that people like Murad and his family do not have their homes demolished and their lives torn apart. This is why I hope you will support this appeal today and donate as much as you can afford.
Please donate now:
Your donation could help people defend their homes
£15 could help us respond to the needs of local communities in Palestine who are living under oppression on the front line in the struggle against Israeli Occupation
£20 could help us build the campaign on British firm JCB to stop it supplying its bulldozers to the Israeli army for use in demolishing Palestinian homes
£30 could help us raise public awareness of the situation in Silwan and win justice for the Palestinian families who are set to have their homes demolished