We’re repairing the CADFA banner which was made 12 or 13 years ago by women in Camden and Abu Dis. We’re looking forward to taking it with us on the Palestine march on Saturday. One of the people from Abu Dis whose embroidery is on the banner is Najah Ayyad, an old friend of CADFA and member of CADFA women’s links. Very sadly, Najah passed away at the end of … Read More →
We were very happy to welcome Ruba Imam and Hiyam Elayyan to London on CADFA’s 2019 women’s visit from Palestine. We’re proud to say that we have had women’s visits between the two countries every March since 2006 so this was the fourteenth! And it was a very useful visit, including meetings with many organisations and public events in north, south, east and west London as well as Northampton and … Read More →
Dear CNJ Some of your readers will know that CADFA (Camden-Abu Dis Friendship Association) has organised women’s exchanges between Camden and Palestine every year since 2006. This year’s visit runs between 22nd March and 1st April and we think that your readers may be interested to come along and meet them. CADFA often hosts visitors from Palestine: school children, students, women, musicians and others. For the past ten years these have very … Read More →
Later this week, our Palestinian women friends will arrive for our next exciting women’s visit from Palestine to the UK. You have the opportunity to meet them at numerous public events celebrating International Women’s Day (month) in Hackney, Hammersmith, Northampton, Worcester, Islington, Wimbledon, Camden… Hope that you are able to come to one of these!
Thanks to everyone who contributed to this evening talking about the recent visit to Palestine with Cadfa, describing the warm welcome they appreciated and the shock at what they learned of Palestinians’ life under occupation. They were struck by many things including the checkpoints, the soldiers’ behaviour to Palestinians, the threats to Jabal al Baba and Khan al Ahmar, the pressures on Jerusalemites and the appalling situation in Hebron old city. The evening … Read More →