Linking together for human rights

CADFA’s November update

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Please see our Update at this link and note the many things coming up – We hope you can join some of them! https://www.dropbox.com/s/r11j0otsl4ey742/Update%20November%2018.pdf?dl=0

Public events during the Ma’an project youth visit

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Preparations are in full swing for the next youth exchange in the CADFA Ma’an-Together project which will take place later in September. The first two youth exchanges in this project were in France in October last year and in Palestine in April this year – this exchange in the UK draws on the discussions of anti-discrimination and human rights during those projects and will focus on 2getting our voice outwards” … Read More →

CADFA Update September 2018

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Please find the September CADFA update attached with lots of our  news and things coming up. https://www.dropbox.com/s/5fq7g6m1a0hotz5/CADFA%20Update%20Sept%2018.pdf?dl=0

CADFA statement in relation to the IHRA definition of anti-semitism and free speech on Israel/ Palestine

CADFA as a charity doesn’t stand for or promote any political party and this statement addresses the crisis within the Labour Party because of its wider implications for everyone in Britain working for human rights, in particular in relation to Palestine.   We urge the Labour NEC and also those responsible for other parties, councils, the government and public bodies NOT to adopt the full IHRA definition of anti-semitism and in … Read More →

Threats including at Khan al-Ahmar

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      The CADFA Human Rights Report for July 2018 tells of the pressures on the people around Abu Dis at this time – “During this month, apartheid was pushed on further when the Israeli Knesset gave approval to a new ‘Nation State Law’ as one of the so-called Basic Laws of Israel. Although the effort has been in this direction from the beginning, the law for the first … Read More →

Volunteer in Palestine?

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Since our most recent volunteers left Abu Dis last week, lots of people have been asking when the next volunteers are coming. Have a look at our women’s blog and the Abu Dis volunteers’ blog for a taste of the experiences of the most recent people there, working with young people and women. Here is a picture of Pauline (one of the summer volunteers) in a local school. If you might … Read More →