Linking together for human rights

Please sponsor Abed’s walk

الجدار صورة

Between 17th April (Palestinian prisoner day) and 1st May (workers’ day), Abed will make a series of walks from the centre of Abu Dis in order to draw attention to the confinement of the people of Abu Dis, and to raise money for CADFA. LINK HERE He says… I am walking to raise money for CADFA and to raise awareness about an important issue in our lives in Abu Dis, … Read More →

A journey to hospital

Jerusalem

Abu Dis’ local hospital, Al Muqassed – on the Mount of Olives, visible from the middle of Abu Dis – is as far from CADFA’s centre in Abu Dis, Dar Assadaqa, as Camden’s UCLH is distant from CADFA’s centre in Cafe Palestina! But it is not so easy for people to get to as this account tells: “Last Tuesday I was called from Abu Dis Health Centre to say that my … Read More →

Wonderful concert to raise money for Abu Dis Health Centre

health concert

Very big thanks to our wonderful performers from across Britain and Palestine who joined in the Songs for Palestine evening.  Each performance was a highlight! We were happy too to hear from Dr Abdullah from Abu Dis health centre, who told us about the difficult Covid situation in Palestine. He explained why they had put out an appeal for oxygen concentrators for Covid sufferers who were unable to be treated … Read More →

Let them breathe

While Israel has vaccinated most of its people and plans to open up again after the lockdown, vaccine apartheid is still real for Palestinians who are just beginning to get some Covid vaccine from China, Russia and COVAX.. not enough yet and the vaccine roll-out has not yet been felt in towns like Abu Dis (23rd March 21). There is health apartheid in occupied Palestine too – while Israeli settlers … Read More →

Problems with water

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The December 2020 human rights report is here.  Dec 20 human rights report Most parts of Palestinians’ lives are affected by the military occupation and apartheid imposed by Israel. Water is one example, with the allocation of water in the West Bank itself controlled by Israel and unequally divided, so there is already a general shortage of water in Abu Dis. Israeli settlers moving into the West Bank have at least … Read More →

This is not right – Please write.

فتاة بريطانية

 In late January,  a seventeen-year-old Palestinian youth was shot and killed by an Israeli soldier in Haris village in the West Bank), leaving a family and a village heart-broken, but (because this has often happened before) with no expectation that Israel will take any serious action in relation to this incident or to prevent the next one.  Palestinian families are always frightened about their  young people, because incidents like this … Read More →