Linking together for human rights

Looking forward to the 2019 women’s visit!


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!

Book of Condolences for Ata Elayyan.


CADFA will be opening a book of condolences to send to the family of Ata Elayyan, a young man from Abu Dis murdered in the terror shooting in the mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday. We mourn each and every one of the victims and renew our resolve to work for a world free of the racist hatred and incitement that led to this appalling mass murder. Ata Elayyan … Read More →

Meetings with Palestinian women


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 →

Waleed Sharaf

waleed sharaf

Please sign the petition to FREE WALEED who is very unwell and held in Israeli prison under administrative detention (ie without a charge). Note, the picture is old and comes from one of CADFA’s human reports in 2010 when Waleed was imprisoned as a child (picture taken in prison). Petition is HERE  

Two boys from Abu Dis arrested

صورة للطالبين في مخفر شرطة معالي ادوميم

Two boys from Abu Dis arrested two days ago  photographed blindfolded inside Maale Adumim police station.The arrest of Palestinian minors is a major issue. In January (out of 450 new arrests), there were 57 new young prisoners (minors) entering Ofer Jail of whom 39 were arrested in the middle of the night from their own homes. Ten were arrested on the streets. Two were arrested at military checkpoints – one … Read More →