Linking together for human rights

Women’s demonstrations and human rights violations.

Please see attached here the Abu Dis human rights report for July 2020. It is a difficult read… “People in Abu Dis 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.  People are becoming accustomed to violence from the Israeli army that every month leaves a number of boys (usually) … Read More →

“It was a big time commitment – but worth it.”/ “I learnt more than I thought possible”

مقلوبة

Thank you very much to our lovely visitors for the excellent feedback that they gave from our virtual visit to Palestine in August. Every one of them said that it exceeded their expectations and that they had learned a lot.  We also expected less – because it was a virtual visit  – than was in the end achieved. Now we are encouraged to do another one! And we are inviting applications. We asked our … Read More →

Pushing Palestinians from Jerusalem

القدس

Today the virtual visit to Palestine went to Jerusalem, where we went (virtually) to Im al Zarazeer, the Old City and Beit Safafa and heard a number of talks about Palestinian life in the city. All of the talks were about the pressures Israel is putting on Palestinians and one was about the issue of Jerusalem residency. Since it was started, Israel has continually pushed Palestinians from the city, first … Read More →

Virtual visit to the UK from Palestine went very well

We loved our group of visitors from Palestine who ‘travelled’ by Zoom to the UK in July, and thank them for their interest in the UK and the efforts they made  to present their country clearly to many groups of people on their journey. The visit took them to London, Bedford, Derbyshire, Cambridge, Chester and the Welsh Borders, and many thanks too to our partners in those places for creating … Read More →