CADFA press release 17/11/17 CADFA is extremely concerned at the sudden news that the villagers of Jabal al-Baba have been suddenly been told by the Israeli army that they must leave the area within the next week This is part of Israel’s effort to free up land for expansion of Israeli settlements in the controversial “E1” area around Jerusalem. All settlements on occupied land are illegal under international law – and … Read More →
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 →
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 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 →
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!