Linking together for human rights

Palestinian Voices Matter

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We were proud to have young people from Palestine visit with the girls’ football visit last November/ December,  taking with them to many schools, tournaments and activities of all sorts both happy things (smiles, football) and more seriously a knowledge of the human rights violations they suffer under the Israeli occupation. One of the distinctive parts of CADFA’s work is to create links between people in the UK and in Palestine so … Read More →

Brilliant visit – thank you to everyone who supported it!

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After so long in the planning, the Football 4 Freedom girls’ football visit from Palestine to the UK was wonderful. Thank you so much to hundreds of people who supported in donations, arrangements, attending matches and in so many other ways.  There were so many activities  in so many places – 13 schools, 8 public meetings, 2 football tournaments and many other matches, special meals, visits to all sorts of … Read More →

Looking forward to our visitors from Palestine and France

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 (This photo was taken during the last Ma’an exchange in Palestine by Sohayb Megraoui) CADFA is now working hard on the next youth exchange that is part of the Erasmus+ – funded Ma’an project –  The youth exchange to the UK is just weeks away.  This is part of the project that has been going on for the past year  (see the project blog). The previous youth exchanges have concentrated on anti-discrimination (France, … Read More →

New partners for the next youth exchange

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Plans are going into place for the next youth exchange in the CADFA Ma’an-Together project, funded by Erasmus+ (European Union). Young people from France, Palestine and the UK will join in the UK for the third youth exchange of this exciting project, following our exchanges in France last October and Palestine this April. The next exchange has a focus on young people expressing themselves in media, and we’re really pleased … Read More →

A very positive conference

This was the main room for the CADFA conference (the events room at Cafe Palestina) on Saturday 14th July  before the conference started. Once it started, we had a very energetic and positive conference and would like to thank everyone who spoken and everyone who came. Here is the conference report (with some pictures taken on a very full day).

A wonderful youth exchange

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This photo was taken during the evaluation session of the Ma’an-Together project yesterday, when French, British and Palestinian participants agreed that it had been an unforgettable experience with more exchange, reflection and learning than we could have imagined. There were many lovely, surprising and funny moments – and also real sadness and shock for the Europeans to discover what living under occupation means for all aspects of life for our … Read More →