We’re very much looking forward to the next CADFA women’s visit from Palestine to the UK which will be happening in March. Our visitors are professional women from Palestine – teachers, a town planner, the Director of the Saraya Centre in the Old City in Jerusalem. The visitors will have a lot to say about their lives as women, workers and mothers and the situation facing their children in Palestine. Come and join … Read More →
Long post – do read on! We have just posted January 2018’s human rights report from Abu Dis. People there are under pressure. We hope that sending you this sort of bad news so often doesn’t make you feel hopeless! There is lots to do, and many things coming up in CADFA (see below) which aim to inform people and help us to take action to pressure for change for … Read More →
Report from Abu Dis in January here. The picture is of Israeli soldiers in the town, passing a house that they destroyed around three years ago (they have not permitted its rebuilding or demolition, and a family with children live below it) and going towards the Cliff Hotel – Palestinian property which was taken over by the Israeli army – next to the Separation Wall.
WELL DONE to the students from different universities who have been working to raise money towards the next CADFA Palestinian students’ visit to the UK. Here is a picture of students from Hull… a poster from Westminster University… and the next event will be in Cambridge. So also WELL DONE to our volunteer Yacine for working with student groups in lots of universities and making sure this project to is going to … Read More →
We are looking forward to the next exchange from the Ma’an-Together project, which is being run with our partners Dar Assadaqa in Palestine and our new French partner De L’Autre Cote. We have had to change the date to April to fit with the needs of our new partner, which means that some of the young people who had hoped to go in March will not be able to go. This opens … Read More →
Another night of fear and worry in Abu Dis – “This is not a normal situation” Many people from Abu Dis didn’t sleep last night -there were army everywhere, clashes in the streets and tear gas all around, but also a widespread fear that the army would invade people’s homes as they have been doing night after night. The situation underlyingly is very bad, the pressures on Palestinians worse than … Read More →