A really good and friendly event – CADFA’s summer party featured presentations by our four EVS volunteers Emilio, Mo’min, Dunja and Nadine who are leaving us after several months. We had lovely music by Julia from SOAS Arabic Band, and then saw three films made in Abu Dis through CADFA projects. Lovely Lebanese food gave us the chance to talk to CADFA friends new and old. This picture of Dunja … Read More →
A painting was done by CADFA volunteers for a protest to highlight the racism and violence of the Israeli settlement project. It shows settlement housing on a hill protected by the Israeli military while settlers attack a local Palestinian village. The volunteers drew in a church and a mosque to show this is not a religious issue: all Palestinians are under threat. The horrendous arson attack by Israeli settlers on … Read More →
The attached report – A month in Abu Dis June 2015 – gives a snapshot of events in the town 48 years after the Israeli occupation. The report draws attention to the Separation Wall and the difficulties it caused during Ramadan and to administrative detention (imprisonment without trial) and to child imprisonment.
The visitors to Palestine on the CADFA tour April 2015 divided between them the task of writing a diary about their visit to Palestine. See below for the reports of the different days, and contact CADFA if you are interested in joining the next tour! Introduction Camden Abu Dis Week in Palestine 18.04.15 – 26.04.15 Monday – Hebron Tuesday – Chris photos Wednesday – Ramallah and Shu’fat Thursday – Jerusalem photos … Read More →
Nice to meet Shahd, one of last year’s EVS volunteers from Palestine. She made the most of her time with us in London, and when she left went on to enrol in an MA course in Coventry. Our EVS programme gives a great experience of a different culture both to people working in Palestine and people working in London. Good luck to all the rest of you!
Press release from CADFA about our demo today at 5pm On 31st July, an 18 month old Palestinian baby, Ali Dawabsheh from Duma village near Nablus in the West Bank was burned alive in his house which was set alight by Israeli settlers. His mother, father and 4 year old brother are still in hospital with severe burns and they are all fighting for their lives. The settlers threw a fire bomb … Read More →