This was the main room for the CADFA conference (the events room at Cafe Palestina) on Saturday 14th July before the conference started. Once it started, we had a very energetic and positive conference and would like to thank everyone who spoken and everyone who came. Here is the conference report (with some pictures taken on a very full day).
Here’s the events room at CADFA ready for the conference today – so looking forward to a useful discussion in our new home. We have good speakers lined up for our conference – but it won’t be all listening! We will have workshops and films as well as talks in person and on Skype by Abdulwahab Sabbah (Abu Dis), Dr Munir Nusseibeh and Hiyam Elyan (Jerusalem) – Our guest from … Read More →
Palestinian women speaking out… I felt very moved today at the Islington meeting of the Palestinian women’s visit. Firstly of course by the strong speeches of our Palestinian friends. And so disgusted by some of the tales we heard. Kifah was caught by an Israeli checkpoint and not allowed past to see her ill father when she heard he had died. And her nephew shot in the head by Israeli … Read More →
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 →