Terrible news yesterday in Abu Dis as a youth of 17, Yousef Rabiyeh, was shot in the head by Israeli soldiers. Dangerously wounded, he was put by the soldiers in their military jeep and the paramedics from the Palestinian ambulance that came to his rescue were not allowed to approach – but his mother came running when she heard what had happened, and she held him and the door of … Read More →
Army violence isn’t new at Al Quds University in Abu Dis, where students and staff tell us every so often of invasions by the Israeli army. But in the last few days there have been demonstrations, clashes, army shooting across the West Bank following the death of a prisoner in Israeli jail, and so much army activity in and around the Al Quds University that it has had … Read More →
We have updated our volunteer form for *UK* people who want to help in the UK – please see here. If you are from the UK and would like to volunteer in Palestine, we have a separate form – please ask! Also if you are in Palestine and would like to volunteer with Dar Assadaqa or join our links groups to people in the UK, do get in touch.
The human rights situation in Palestine remains very bad. As well as quieter violations that continue on every front, this year the reports of murders of Palestinians by the Israeli army and settlers seems to be incessant – currently standing at over 200 people with all the pain around them as well as the loss of life. Every year, we mark human rights day (10th December) and last year had a … Read More →
The CADFA women’s visit to Palestine in November brought together twelve women from all over Britain and took them for a week of activities with women in the University and town of Abu Dis, meetings with women (and others) in the centre and south of the West Bank. Lots of seeing, learning and discussion. It was lovely to meet women friends old and new but very difficult to see that the pressures … Read More →