Linking together for human rights

Abu Dis students seeking links with Camden students…

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From a students’ group at Dar Assadaqa, Abu Dis (translated from the Arabic) (from the CADFA student blog) We are university students from Al Quds University have just joined the twinning club at Dar Assadaqa. We live in a very difficult situation and we don’t think can be the same situation in universities in other countries. We think it must be difficult to imagine the situation the Israeli occupation are … Read More →

September 2017 Human Rights report from Abu Dis

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This month the human rights violations against people in Abu Dis and Palestine continued in a way that has become routine. People 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 as well as more dramatic and violent events.   People in Abu Dis were aware of the violent context across … Read More →

Please sign to call on the UK government to take some responsibility

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Please sign the new declaration, begun on 2/11/17, one hundred years after the Balfour Declaration which – through and after the British Mandate in Palestine – put the British government’s support behind moves that have caused untold misery to millions of people. (The picture is just one example – some of hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees in 1948 waiting for UN rations) This new declaration from ordinary people states the importance of … Read More →

CADFA young people planning for Human Rights Day

UK young people from the #CADFA Ma’an project met again today to plan the special day on Sunday 10th December – Human Rights Day – which they’re calling Palestime: Time for Human Rights. Keep the afternoon free and join us that day at Cafe Palestina!

Ma’an project youth exchange in France

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The second part of the CADFA Ma’an project was a youth exchange with young people from Palestine, the UK and France together in France.  The plan was to do this in Bordeaux but owing to a change of partners, this exchange moved to Aubervilliers in the Paris banlieue. What an interesting exchange for everyone involved!  It focused on discrimination, not just in Palestine but in Europe. Some reports can be … Read More →