Linking together for human rights

Linking Together for Human Rights – Conference Sept 2016


The final conference of the 2-year Twinning in Action project took place on Saturday 17th. We’re very grateful to all those who gave their very best to make it a success. We had presentations from the links groups leaders who had spent the previous week reviewing the work of the last two years and working with local people to discuss and make plans for the next period. We had film … Read More →

Visit to Keir Starmer MP


CADFA members and visitors from Palestine visited our MP Keir Starmer to talk about the situation in Palestine and to ask for his support in the campaign for visa equality. We argue that while Israel holds on to Palestinian land and builds on it on defiance of International law, the UK should either treat Palestinians like Israelis (no visas needed for UK) or Israelis like Palestinians (long, expensive and complicated … Read More →

A busy autumn for CADFA

CADFA is gearing up now for an autumn of exchanges between the UK and Palestine.  In early September, the final group exchange of the Twinning in Action project will be an evaluation exchange of leaders from the two countries. The leaders will look at the work done over the past two years and consider what has been learned from the amazing series of exchanges to the UK and Palestine – … Read More →

Calling for visa equality.

We need to call on our government here in Britain to implement visa equality between Israelis and Palestinians. This is a call for equality, anti-discrimination, consistency and human rights. This is not just a practical issue about the way visas work. As I write, our Palestinian friends have had a long long road to travel to get the visas for our final Twinning in Action exchange. Half of the answers … Read More →

Twinning in Action Palestinian leaders’ visit begins..

conference leaflet 5

After months of planning, twelve Palestinian leaders from the Twinning in Action project have left Abu Dis on their long journey first east (to Amman in Jordan) then west to London. We’ll see them here tomorrow, and then take them right away to a residential in the New Forest for evaluation and discussion about the previous stages of the visit. Londoners can see them from Tuesday in a number of … Read More →

A busy autumn for CADFA

Info on Twinning in Action women

CADFA is gearing up for three exciting exchanges this autumn and working to prepare for others in the future. The final exchange in the wonderful Twinning in Action project will take place in early September. Sixteen Palestinian leaders from the students’, women’s and youth links teams in Palestine will join the leaders from the UK who have worked on the past eight Twinning in Action exchanges (see the blog here) … Read More →