Linking together for human rights

Beyond the Checkpoints conference

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There was extremely good audience feedback and great congratulations to the young Palestinians involved in the Beyond the Checkpoints project – as well of course as to the leaders who put in so much effort – at the Zoom conference on 24th August at which they spoke. Participants came with pictures and film of their visits to Aida Camp, Beit Leed, Assawiya, Aizariyeh, Abu Dis and Al Walajeh and had clearly gained … Read More →

Beyond the Checkpoints summer project starts in Palestine.

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Best wishes to all the young people from 5 Palestinian villages and towns who started the Beyond the Checkpoints project today. This is the summer project run by CADFA/Dar Assadaqa which will take them to show each other their own villages and join workshops on human rights and advocacy skills. Today’s outing took them to Aida Camp in Bethlehem where they were welcomed by ArRowwad Cultural Centre and taken on … Read More →

Visit Palestine with CADFA

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We are very happy to be back again to organising visits to Palestine!  Our next planned visits are September 3rd to 11th – including the Building Hope conference on September 10th. November 26th to 4th December – special visit for youth workers organised with the Higher Council for Youth and Sports.   April (date tbc) – health workers’ visit. We may be able to run extra visits – for example for groups that ask for them. Application … Read More →

Tales from the youth visit 2022

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Monday 27th June – The group left Palestine: a first for the boys! Stayed the night in Amman.   Tuesday 28th June – First time in an airport… flight to London…. LONG time in the passport queue… but they arrived! First tube train – from Heathrow to Caledonian Road – then to Mark’s for a BBQ Wednesday 29th June – A day in Camden and Islington. Cafe Palestina – Parliament Hill – … Read More →

Youth ambassadors

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Very happy to have our Palestinian youth group with us now in the UK – a lovely group of young people who will be youth ambassadors for Palestine for the next two weeks! – Here they are photographed with Amb. Husam Zumlot at the Palestinian Mission today. So far, their time has been packed full of experiences – a barbecue, a welcome meal at Cafe Palestina, a visit to a … Read More →

Youth visitors are on their way!

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So happy to see the first pictures of our young visitors on their way to the UK, in this picture in Amman yesterday, ready to get the plane today to the UK. *CADFA would like to say a huge thank you to all the very many people across the country who have helped make this exciting visit possible through contributing to the fundraising, the programme-planning and the volunteer team!* What … Read More →