Linking together for human rights

Palestinian Voices Matter Sponsored Walk

We’re looking forward to the student visit to Britain starting next week. They will be visiting universities and towns across Britain and there will be many opportunities to hear them speak (see ‘events’) as CADFA is working with local groups from the north (Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Chester) to the Midlands (Leicester, Bedford, Northampton, Cambridge) to Brighton in the South, not forgetting many places in London including Cafe Palestina! To help raise … Read More →

Students’ visit to the UK!

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CADFA now has dates for the next Palestinian university students’ visit to the UK – end of Jan to early February. We’re working with students and others in the UK and our friends in the Bedford-Al Walaja group and looking forward to another exciting student exchange. Here is a short film made by students in both countries attached to a crowdfunder: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/students-together If you are from a university in the … Read More →

Hearing about CADFA visits to Palestine

Join us on Thursday 18th (6.30 pm food available, 7.30 talks) to hear from recent CADFA visitors to Palestine about their experience.  They will show pictures and be available for questions and answers. We hope this will encourage you to visit Palestine if you have not been before. The feedback from these well-run visit is excellent, and we have the following coming up this year… A GENERAL visit in June … Read More →

“Brilliant, a lot of lessons and knowledge learnt with some difficult truths.”

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We keep going with these visits because they are greated so strongly by the people who take part. This title is part of one of the evaluations from our recent CADFA visit to Palestine – as usual on our visits, the participants were all very enthusiastic about the organisation, the people met, and the experience – but very sad to find out about the situation in Palestine.  The picture is the group photographed … Read More →

Meetings with Jerusalem women

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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 →

Let’s Talk about Palestine

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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 →