Linking together for human rights

Crowdfunder launched: A Voice for Young Palestinians

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Help young Palestinians to develop their media skills and work with young people from the UK to send their stories across the world. Please support the CADFA crowdfunder – read more here. https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/voice4youngpalestinians (Those who have known CADFA a long time will recognise this picture from a previous CADFA media project   )

Imagine…

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A collaboration between UK and Palestinian students organised by CADFA, Soapbox and Dar Assadaqa (part of CADFA’s Sonunu project 2021). UK students try to imagine living without the human rights they take for granted – Palestinian students imagine having those rights.   https://youtu.be/O_SoahMvB-Y      

CADFA Twinning Day celebrated in Abu Dis and Camden

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A lovely twinning day was held in Camden and in Abu Dis at the same time on Sunday. These pictures show the letters painted in English in Camden and in Arabic in Abu Dis saying ‘Linking together for human rights’ Many thanks to all the  CADFA people who helped and came and contributed.  Special thanks also to Raised Voices choir and to Bayan from Hebron who came and spoke. There was also a … Read More →

Another Life Lost

10,000 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli soldiers and settlers in twenty years. Now another life lost at a military checkpoint – Dr Mai Afana from Abu Dis – and the Israeli army have not returned her body. Family and community in her town, Abu Dis,, are calling on the international community to support their campaign for her body to be returned.   Another Life Lost – YouTube  

Mai Afana Demo 12 July 21

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Abu Dis people are continuing to demonstrate in support of the demand for Dr Mai Afana’s body to be returned so that her family can bury her. Here (yesterday) outside Maale Adumim settlement. Please sign the petition to the UK Foreign Office here. https://www.change.org/returntheirbodies

TEN THOUSAND people have been killed by Israeli soldiers and settlers in the past 20 years.

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The terrible killing of Mai Afana is part of a much bigger picture. CADFA is a small organisation that sees a tiny part of the picture. But in this tiny part, so many tragedies. Over the nearly 18 years of CADFA (from end of 2003), we have become increasingly shocked by the killings, often of young people, and of course the effects on family after family left grieving and traumatised … Read More →