Linking together for human rights

Off to get their visas ..


Wish it was as simple as that!  It would be if they were Israeli… NO… if they were Israeli they wouldn’t have to do all this working, paying, fingerprinting, waiting…. The  UK wouldn’t even ask them for a visa!! Meanwhile, our football girls are involved in the long process of getting a UK visa.  We were sent this photo yesterday when the girl footballers and coaches and their Abu Dis … Read More →

Organising a students’ visit from Palestine

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In both Camden and Abu Dis, university students have been meeting in the last month to plan for a university students’ visit from Palestine in January or February  2020 to continue CADFA’s long tradition – we love our student visits! The idea is to use our usual format – induction residential/ group visits to universities/ London conference on student twinning. We don’t have outside funding for a student visit from Palestine but we’re … Read More →

CADFA 15th Birthday

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We’re celebrating 15 years of CADFA on Friday 4th October (if you’re a CADFA member, come along at 5pm for birthday cake!) ; And then on Friday 11th October 1 to 5pm: a CADFA open day open to all; And then on Saturday 19th October the big one – a meal and music at Cafe Palestina, booking open first to CADFA members (see your emails shortly) and then to others … Read More →

Football 4 Freedom – going ahead!


Football 4 Freedom Update 6th September 2019 – Information about the Palestinian girls’ football visit from Palestine, 23rd November to 3rd December 2019. Dear everyone     This year we began fundraising for this big visit without the help of big grant funding. We initially found it difficult to  get it going – earlier in the summer, we didn’t see how we would raise all the money we needed to … Read More →

Support Ismail in his hunger strike


Yesterday we told you the good news that Huthaifa Badr is finished with his hunger strike because a date has been set for his release. Today we are asking you to support Ismail, another young man from Abu Dis who has been in prison on administrative detention for over six months and is currently on hunger strike for his own freedom and against the system of administrative detention (imprisonment with no trial).  … Read More →

Huthaifa Badr has finally won


Great celebrations today –  A date for the release of Huthaifa Badr has been agreed and he is coming off his hunger strike!   It is outrageous that the date of release agreed with the Israelis is still three months away – he should never have been in jail without trial for over fifteen months so why should he do three months more? After a hunger strike of 67 days and tremendous … Read More →