Linking together for human rights

New year’s greetings from CADFA

Wishing all our friends a very happy new year. We have a long list of things we hope for and need in 2021. HUMAN RIGHTS for our Palestinian friends and an end to this Covid nightmare for all of us. CADFA hope to be back to an energetic programme of visits and in-person events as soon as we can be. (The picture from a solidarity demonstration with Huthaifa Badr, administrative detainee … Read More →

CADFA Human Rights festival

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Around Human Rights Day last week, we wrote various letters to papers (this is one) and held three events on Zoom. PALESTINE FOR BEGINNERS invited people who knew little about Palestine – PLACES IN PALESTINE included friends from across Palestine in a really moving event – and PICTURES FROM PALESTINE was a virtual exhibition and talk by Sarah Saunders – All really strong events and many thanks both to contributors … Read More →

November 2020 report is out.

From the November 2020 human rights report from Abu Dis… which you can read here.  November 2020 human rights report One problem with a report based on one month in an on-going occupation is that we talk of things that change, particular things that happen, and often don’t talk about the things that continue and have become (under occupation) “normal” even though they are clear violations and unbearable. In a discussion with … Read More →

CADFA Human Rights Festival

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Please join our events for human rights day this week. People who know very little about Palestine are specially welcome to join the event on Tuesday – please tell your friends. The other events are for everybody who believes in  human rights for everybody. This week for Human Rights Day we have the following online meetings Palestine for Beginners – on Tuesday 8th December- This assumes no knowledge of Palestine. … Read More →

*Urgently* free Huthaifa Badr

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CADFA have made this leaflet about Huthaifa (see post below), and plan to do a series of small demonstrations on Sunday 22nd November. Please contact us if you would like to join in, wherever you live. We have also  renewed the petition for his release that we made last year, and would be grateful if you would sign and share it. https://www.change.org/p/dominic-raab-please-help-urgently-free-huthaifa-badr

22 months of prison and another term of admin detention.

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Huthaifa Badr has been given ANOTHER 6 month term of imprisonment WITH NO TRIAL – yet another cruel story of administrative detention, that relic from the British Mandate that the Israelis use routinely and repeatedly and which must stop. There are currently over 350 Palestinian prisoners in administrative detention by Israel. These include also Ismael Khalaf, Haitham Ibaidat, Ahmad Jamous and Mohammed Saleh from Abu Dis. We call for the … Read More →