Linking together for human rights

Football 4 Freedom – going ahead!

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Football 4 Freedom Update 6th September 2019 – Information about the Palestinian girls’ football visit from Palestine, 23rd November to 3rd December 2019. Dear everyone     This year we began fundraising for this big visit without the help of big grant funding. We initially found it difficult to  get it going – earlier in the summer, we didn’t see how we would raise all the money we needed to … Read More →

Support Ismail in his hunger strike

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Yesterday we told you the good news that Huthaifa Badr is finished with his hunger strike because a date has been set for his release. Today we are asking you to support Ismail, another young man from Abu Dis who has been in prison on administrative detention for over six months and is currently on hunger strike for his own freedom and against the system of administrative detention (imprisonment with no trial).  … Read More →

Huthaifa Badr has finally won

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Great celebrations today –  A date for the release of Huthaifa Badr has been agreed and he is coming off his hunger strike!   It is outrageous that the date of release agreed with the Israelis is still three months away – he should never have been in jail without trial for over fifteen months so why should he do three months more? After a hunger strike of 67 days and tremendous … Read More →

Huthaifa is in grave danger

Huthaifa, an Abu Dis prisoner on hunger strike since 1st July is really near the end and our friends there are asking us to urgently step up the campaign for his release. Having spent 15 (fifteen) months in prison without trial and 2 months on hunger strike calling for his own release and in general an end to ‘administrative detention’, only taking salt water, Huthaifa has now vowed to stop taking … Read More →

Events across Britain

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CADFA are preparing now for many exciting visits from Palestine that will help to raise awareness of the human rights situation there, involve people here in the UK in campaigns for human rights in Palestine  and keep the energy and interest in twinning links alive.  In the next few months, three visits from Palestine will take our visitors to meet hundreds of people across Britain – look out for a chance … Read More →

New Horizons Summer Camp

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The second children’s summer camp at Dar Assadaqa 2019 was called New Horizons – as well as creative activities in Dar Assadaqa, the young people enjoyed outings to other part of the West Bank – Here, they were visiting Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem – an entirely new place for all of them. They visited Lajee Centre and Ar Rowwaad Centre before going to the middle of Bethlehem and seeing the sights – … Read More →