Linking together for human rights

Arabic in Palestine

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Arabic in Palestine – an exciting change to our planned October virtual visit to Palestine! This will now be an ARABIC-LEARNING visit to Palestine, including ARABIC CLASSES with the great Cafe Palestina Arabic tutor, and Arabic language partners from Palestine, as well as useful VISITS to groups and individuals in Abu Dis, Jerusalem, Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus, Jordan Valley and more, as we do with our usual CADFA visits. We know … Read More →

Currently happening in CADFA…

Dalia speaking

Please find here information about upcoming events, visits and activities in CADFA – we welcome your involvement. CADFA notices 15th Sept 2020 The photo here shows a Palestinian woman visitor to the UK reading a poem – Do join us for our next women’s meeting next week, and more.

Keep safe please

covid in schools

Covid getting worse in Palestine and in the UK – now in schools, universities and elsewhere in the community. Hope you keep safe in these difficult times  

Terrible pressure

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This month’s CADFA human rights report (‘A month in Abu Dis, Aug 2020′) gives some indication of the terrible pressure from all sides on our friends in Palestine living under Israeli occupation.  Like everyone in the world at the moment, they are under pressure from Corona – but the biggest pressures come from living under an Occupation where you have no rights. The closeness to everyone’s experience of house demolition, imprisonment, … Read More →

Women’s demonstrations and human rights violations.

Please see attached here the Abu Dis human rights report for July 2020. It is a difficult read… “People in Abu Dis are trying to get on with their lives in a normal way but their lives are systematically interrupted by movement restrictions, separation from family members, economic and environmental problems.  People are becoming accustomed to violence from the Israeli army that every month leaves a number of boys (usually) … Read More →

“It was a big time commitment – but worth it.”/ “I learnt more than I thought possible”

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Thank you very much to our lovely visitors for the excellent feedback that they gave from our virtual visit to Palestine in August. Every one of them said that it exceeded their expectations and that they had learned a lot.  We also expected less – because it was a virtual visit  – than was in the end achieved. Now we are encouraged to do another one! And we are inviting applications. We asked our … Read More →