Linking together for human rights

Solidarity in Isolation: first event for Land Day 30th March.

Solidarity in Isolation – first event of many, for Land Day 30th March. Strength to our friends in Palestine, the UK and elsewhere during this horrible Corona crisis. Also remembering that the Israeli occupation is moving on its human rights violations despite the lockdown – land expropriation for settlements, imprisonment and yesterday the assassination of a young man of 22 in Nailin. CADFA is spending its time shut away from the … Read More →

Wonderful women’s visit

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We’re so proud of this wonderful visit, our great visitors and amazing volunteers and helpers in the UK – This was a special visit because it involved old friends from Abu Dis with whom we’ve been linking right back (in some cases) to 2005, and new and old friends in the UK from across the country – Bradford, Cornwall, Salisbury, Whitstable, Worcester, Chichester, Hastings, Reading and London of course. What … Read More →

Under cover of Corona

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The Corona virus crisis is hitting us all and the implications are horrifying us equally in Palestine and the UK – though so far our governments have taken a different approach. In the UK, there is nothing like a ‘lockdown’ but in Palestine the streets are empty, the schools and university shut and the Palestinian police enforcing a ban on cafes opening. CADFA has had to cancel our next visit to … Read More →

Looking forward to the Palestinian women’s visit!

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Palestinian Women’s Voices Matter! CADFA’s Palestinian women’s visit to the UK for International Women’s Day has taken place every year in March since 2006 (except for one year when it was replaced by a women’s visit to Palestine). An exciting event full of meetings, visits and events, it will this year include six women from Abu Dis and activities all over the country – mainly in the south but as … Read More →

Palestinian Voices Matter – students’ visit shows people want to hear them!

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We were delighted to meet the group of  young people who joined our student visit from Palestine in Jan-Feb, along with the Head of Student Activities from Al Quds University, the CADFA co-ordinator from Abu Dis and the Mayor of Al Walaja village, who joined the group because of our co-operation with the Bedford-Al Walaja group for this two-week-long visit. What a time it was, full of individual, group, university … Read More →

Palestinian Voices Matter Sponsored Walk

We’re looking forward to the student visit to Britain starting next week. They will be visiting universities and towns across Britain and there will be many opportunities to hear them speak (see ‘events’) as CADFA is working with local groups from the north (Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Chester) to the Midlands (Leicester, Bedford, Northampton, Cambridge) to Brighton in the South, not forgetting many places in London including Cafe Palestina! To help raise … Read More →