Linking together for human rights

Press release for the Teachers in Action project

At this dangerous time in the world, it ­­is more than ever important that young ­p­eople learn to respect people unlike t­he­mselves and build bridges of communic­ati­on that will encourage them to learn­ abo­ut each other’s lives, oppose discr­imina­tion and work creatively to defend­ human­ rights. Promoting such links is ­a centr­al project for the human rights ­charity ­CADFA which has been organising­ creative­ projects shared by young peop­le, women … Read More →

12 years of Camden Abu Dis links | Book offer

Saleema’s embroidery

Twelve years ago yesterday we started the link between Camden and Abu Dis. This has grown massively in strength since that time: we have made the name of each other’s towns famous in our own towns and in Britain we have raised the level of understanding of the human rights situation in Palestine enormously.  Thousands of people have been involved in our projects during this time and we want to say a … Read More →

CADFA Christmas Raffle prizes!

CADFA Youth Links are running a raffle to support their work with young people in Abu Dis. More details coming all the time as new prizes are being donated: we will update the list here!  So far, prizes include Palestinian pottery Palestinian extra virgin olive oil FA Cup Final 2015 PROGRAMME SIGNED BY ARSENE WENGER Restaurant meal for 2 £20 book voucher (like a book token) for the OWL BOOKSHOP, … Read More →

UN Children’s day – Protect Palestinian children.

Children’s Day 2015

Today 20th November 2015 was UN Children’s day – Members of CADFA youth links show off the banners that they prepared for a small demo to call for protection for Palestinian children. Below, the press release from CADFA youth links team: Today is UN Children’s day and the CADFA youth links team have recognised it by organising a demonstration/protest. The day acknowledges universal children’s Human Rights, the right to education and … Read More →

Student links group meeting

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 Students and volunteers at CADFA looking at CADFA’s student book “Look at our Lives.” Students from a number of universities are working with CADFA to make links with students in Palestinian universities and to plan for a student visit to Palestine in the new year. They’ll also be using the student blog SEE HERE.

Women’s links stall gets going

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CADFA women’s links group has started its Saturday  stall at the Brunswick Centre, braving terrible rain on the first day (14th November) but still the stall went well. We invite you to come down on a Saturday to buy Palestinian oil or pottery, and to learn about the work of CADFA and in particular the links between women in Palestine and the UK.