Linking together for human rights

Six more months of lockdown

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CADFA resources are available now for anyone interested in human rights, Palestine, the lives of ordinary people living under Corona as well as occupation. Six months of CADFA human rights reports: March and April 2020 May 2020 June 2020 July 2020 August 2020 CADFA women’s magazine published in June CADFA resources page on this website  

Terrible pressure

قلنديا تصاريح

This month’s CADFA human rights report (‘A month in Abu Dis, Aug 2020′) gives some indication of the terrible pressure from all sides on our friends in Palestine living under Israeli occupation.  Like everyone in the world at the moment, they are under pressure from Corona – but the biggest pressures come from living under an Occupation where you have no rights. The closeness to everyone’s experience of house demolition, imprisonment, … Read More →

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 →

Pressures on one piece of land

ملعب الجامعة

On 17th June, the Israeli army demolished a house and a new wall for a football field in the area of Suwanet  Salah. The contest about this piece of land has been explained on our website here. Part of a statement by Al Quds University: On 17thJune 2020 the Israeli army invaded the Al Quds University campus with dozens of soldiers, military vehicles and bulldozers. They destroyed the wall and the … Read More →

Pushed from place to place with no respect

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Please read here the main points in  talks by Palestinian speakers, describing the big changes in the labour market for Palestinians and the way they are abused under a system of apartheid that gives them no proper rights as workers or respect as human beings. A big thank you to all the speakers and those who came to our Zoom event for International Workers’ Day on 1st May 2020. Calling on all trade unionists … Read More →

Under cover of Corona

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The Corona virus crisis is hitting us all and the implications are horrifying us equally in Palestine and the UK – though so far our governments have taken a different approach. In the UK, there is nothing like a ‘lockdown’ but in Palestine the streets are empty, the schools and university shut and the Palestinian police enforcing a ban on cafes opening. CADFA has had to cancel our next visit to … Read More →