Linking together for human rights

UN Children’s day – Protect Palestinian children.

Children’s Day 2015

Today 20th November 2015 was UN Children’s day – Members of CADFA youth links show off the banners that they prepared for a small demo to call for protection for Palestinian children. Below, the press release from CADFA youth links team: Today is UN Children’s day and the CADFA youth links team have recognised it by organising a demonstration/protest. The day acknowledges universal children’s Human Rights, the right to education and … Read More →

Student links group meeting


 Students and volunteers at CADFA looking at CADFA’s student book “Look at our Lives.” Students from a number of universities are working with CADFA to make links with students in Palestinian universities and to plan for a student visit to Palestine in the new year. They’ll also be using the student blog SEE HERE.

Women’s links stall gets going


CADFA women’s links group has started its Saturday  stall at the Brunswick Centre, braving terrible rain on the first day (14th November) but still the stall went well. We invite you to come down on a Saturday to buy Palestinian oil or pottery, and to learn about the work of CADFA and in particular the links between women in Palestine and the UK.

Remembering Saleema Sabbah

Saleema’s embroidery

These beautiful hangings are some of the embroideries sewn in Abu Dis in the early days of CADFA, around ten years ago. These two were made by Saleema Sabbah, who was particularly good at sewing and embroidery. We are very sorry to hear that she passed away some days ago, after a long illness. We send our deepest condolences to her family. Her embroidery will always remind us of her.

Welcome to Nour and Wadea

Wadea and Nour

Our two new Palestinian EVS volunteers  Nour from Ramallah and Wadea from Jama’een, Nablus – arrived in London on 2nd November and they are now settling in to windy, rainy London and work at CADFA. ‘It’s feeling much better,’ said Nour today after the talks they gave at CADFA’s open meeting. Wadea explained that he is getting to grips with practical aspects of living in a new place, finding out where to … Read More →

Call for urgent action

abed and banner

Please see here for CADFA’s statement about the very serious situation in Palestine and call for urgent action on human rights.   Please sign our petition and (if you are local) join in our activities.