Linking together for human rights

Visit Palestine with CADFA this summer!

    Join one of our special visits to Palestine this summer or autumn. Look HERE for the list of current visits and apply fast if you would like to join the Arabic-learning visit in July-August or our very special FOOD + COOKING VISIT in the second half of August. People on our current June visit are telling us “it’s great” – Come and hear more about our visits on 29th … Read More →

“It was all Palestine then.”

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Happy birthday to Abu Abed from Abu Dis, who was born on this day in 1946. It was all Palestine then, before the 1947 UN partition plan (which would have put Abu Dis, with Jerusalem, into an international area – this didn’t happen) and before the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and the unceasing pain ever since. The article (pasted below) by the Palestinian News and Information Agency … Read More →

Repairing the CADFA banner

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We’re repairing the CADFA banner which was made 12 or 13 years ago by women in Camden and Abu Dis. We’re looking forward to taking it with us on the Palestine march on Saturday. One of the people from Abu Dis whose embroidery is on the banner is Najah Ayyad, an old friend of CADFA and member of CADFA women’s links. Very sadly, Najah passed away at the end of … Read More →

Hearing about CADFA visits to Palestine

Join us on Thursday 18th (6.30 pm food available, 7.30 talks) to hear from recent CADFA visitors to Palestine about their experience.  They will show pictures and be available for questions and answers. We hope this will encourage you to visit Palestine if you have not been before. The feedback from these well-run visit is excellent, and we have the following coming up this year… A GENERAL visit in June … Read More →

Football 4 Freedom

CADFA are working now to raise the money for a Palestinian girls’ football visit to the UK – we hope in October 2019. The Abu Dis girls’ football club started about three years ago, and since that time we have wanted to reinforce the links there are with Abu Dis by bringing girls over here to play football with girls from Camden. It has been a long time coming but we … Read More →

“Brilliant, a lot of lessons and knowledge learnt with some difficult truths.”

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We keep going with these visits because they are greated so strongly by the people who take part. This title is part of one of the evaluations from our recent CADFA visit to Palestine – as usual on our visits, the participants were all very enthusiastic about the organisation, the people met, and the experience – but very sad to find out about the situation in Palestine.  The picture is the group photographed … Read More →