Linking together for human rights

Miral Ayyad and Mazaj band

ميرال

Thank you so much to Miral Ayyad and Mazaj band for helping CADFA and the Maqassed Clinic Abu Dis in a wonderful fundraising concert on Zoom last Saturday – It was memorable and we are very grateful. The Maqassed Health Centre are under financial pressure as is CADFA at this difficult time, and we would be grateful for further donations that can be sent in (and will be divided between … Read More →

Demos against annexation.

مظاهرات

CADFA and friends did socially-distanced demos in 18 places across the country – just some of the pictures are here. This was on 1st July, the date given by Israel for annexation of the Jordan Valley and ‘areas C’ – but this did not in fact go ahead. The land takeover did take place, years ago, but perhaps the world has so far not been ready for the formal takeover … Read More →

Rest in peace Ahmed Eriqat | The Occupation is Deadly

ahmed eriqat

Rest in peace Ahmed Eriqat | The Occupation is Deadly (long read) Written 23rd June 2020 Ahmed, we will miss you. Many of us in CADFA who have been in Abu Dis over the past years remember you and your energy and your beautiful smile. We are angry and upset by your early death and the manner of your going. We will take your murder as a renewed reason to … 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 →

A real twinning magazine

women’s magazine cover

The days of lockdown have pushed many people into Zoom communication, and CADFA women’s links has gone the same way! We found it GREAT as a way to bring a number of women together in Palestine and the UK – all of us keen to link up across the lockdown – and this bilingual magazine (warning, it is long, though there are many pictures!) is the result of our co-operation. … Read More →

Looking forward to the Palestinian women’s visit!

20WV leaflet

Palestinian Women’s Voices Matter! CADFA’s Palestinian women’s visit to the UK for International Women’s Day has taken place every year in March since 2006 (except for one year when it was replaced by a women’s visit to Palestine). An exciting event full of meetings, visits and events, it will this year include six women from Abu Dis and activities all over the country – mainly in the south but as … Read More →