Linking together for human rights

Events across Britain

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CADFA are preparing now for many exciting visits from Palestine that will help to raise awareness of the human rights situation there, involve people here in the UK in campaigns for human rights in Palestine  and keep the energy and interest in twinning links alive.  In the next few months, three visits from Palestine will take our visitors to meet hundreds of people across Britain – look out for a chance … Read More →

Volunteer in Palestine with CADFA

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CADFA NEW VOLUNTEER SCHEME Work with young people and members of Dar Assadaqa Community Centre – Learn about Palestine – people – culture – human rights – teamwork – twinning and the work of CADFA and Dar Assadaqa Volunteer work includes – help with youth club – games – sports – English – media – communication – organising events. Help with student twinning and with a women’s group. Our volunteer … Read More →

Fundraising for the girls’ football visit


This week, women footballers from England hope to win the World Cup semi-finals – and (very) young women footballers from Abu Dis hope to come to the UK to play football with girls from here! Help us to bring them and their friends to the UK to play football with girls here in October!   CROWDFUNDER HERE

Summer camps in Abu Dis 2019

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In Palestine, it is already summer holiday time. Dar Assadaqa in Abu Dis are working hard preparing for two summer camps this summer, one starting this Saturday. (This is an old photo, as there have been summer camps at Dar Assadaqa every year since 2006). The first camp this year will have a focus on media and the second camp, called ‘new horizons’ on getting the young people out of … Read More →

Visit Palestine with CADFA this summer!

    Join one of our special visits to Palestine this summer or autumn. Look HERE for the list of current visits and apply fast if you would like to join the Arabic-learning visit in July-August or our very special FOOD + COOKING VISIT in the second half of August. People on our current June visit are telling us “it’s great” – Come and hear more about our visits on 29th … Read More →

“It was all Palestine then.”

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Happy birthday to Abu Abed from Abu Dis, who was born on this day in 1946. It was all Palestine then, before the 1947 UN partition plan (which would have put Abu Dis, with Jerusalem, into an international area – this didn’t happen) and before the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and the unceasing pain ever since. The article (pasted below) by the Palestinian News and Information Agency … Read More →