Linking together for human rights

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

workers day

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 →

Threats including at Khan al-Ahmar

الخان الاحمر 4-7

      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 →

May 2018: a terrible month in Palestine.

رمضان شهر أيار

The human rights report from Abu Dis, May 2018 describes a particularly terrible month in Abu Dis and Palestine as a whole, of course. The conflict moved to another stage of rawness in all the areas of racist and unequal treatment of Palestinians by the Israeli government and military. The US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem (despite the previous international consensus against) seemed to signal a dramatic upturn … Read More →

House invasion by the military in the early hours.

This was another month pressure on people in Abu Dis in the context of a turbulent and often violent context across the West Bank as a whole. The photo here is of Israeli army vehicles as soldiers invaded a house in the night time. The human rights repor from February 2018 is is available here.