Linking together for human rights

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 →

Letter to our local paper…

Dear CNJ Some of your readers will know that CADFA (Camden-Abu Dis Friendship Association) has organised women’s exchanges between Camden and Palestine every year since 2006. This year’s visit runs between 22nd March and 1st April and we think that your readers may be interested to come along and meet them. CADFA often hosts visitors from Palestine: school children, students, women, musicians and others. For the past ten years these have very … Read More →

Looking forward to the 2019 women’s visit!

CADFA

Later this week, our Palestinian women friends will arrive for our next exciting women’s visit from Palestine to the UK. You have the opportunity to meet them at numerous public events celebrating International Women’s Day (month) in Hackney, Hammersmith, Northampton, Worcester, Islington, Wimbledon, Camden… Hope that you are able to come to one of these!

Meetings with Palestinian women

CADFA

It’s nearly time for our annual women’s visit from Palestine, a CADFA tradition since 2006!  This year’s women’s visit starts 23rd March. We’re looking forward to welcoming back HIYAM ELAYAN, Director of the Saraya Centre in the Old City of Jerusalem and RUBA IMAM, human rights lawyer based at Al Quds University Social Work Centre also in the Old City. They’re going to speak at the public meetings listed below, and at a … Read More →

CADFA women’s visit from Palestine 2018

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We’re very much looking forward to the next CADFA women’s visit from Palestine to the UK which will be happening in March. Our visitors are professional women from Palestine – teachers, a town planner, the Director of the Saraya Centre in the Old City in Jerusalem. The visitors will have a lot to say about their lives as women, workers and mothers and the situation facing their children in Palestine. Come and join … Read More →

Calling for free speech on Palestine

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CADFA were very shocked to have our International Women’s Day room booking cancelled by Kentish  Town Community Centre. They (note, not Camden Council) decided that there was a potential problem with one of our speakers – Baroness Jenny Tonge – who is a peer of the realm, already has a platform in the House of Lords! and who had been cleared by a House committee of a smear that had … Read More →