Linking together for human rights

A journey to hospital

Jerusalem

Abu Dis’ local hospital, Al Muqassed – on the Mount of Olives, visible from the middle of Abu Dis – is as far from CADFA’s centre in Abu Dis, Dar Assadaqa, as Camden’s UCLH is distant from CADFA’s centre in Cafe Palestina! But it is not so easy for people to get to as this account tells: “Last Tuesday I was called from Abu Dis Health Centre to say that my … Read More →

Let them breathe

While Israel has vaccinated most of its people and plans to open up again after the lockdown, vaccine apartheid is still real for Palestinians who are just beginning to get some Covid vaccine from China, Russia and COVAX.. not enough yet and the vaccine roll-out has not yet been felt in towns like Abu Dis (23rd March 21). There is health apartheid in occupied Palestine too – while Israeli settlers … Read More →

Problems with water

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The December 2020 human rights report is here.  Dec 20 human rights report Most parts of Palestinians’ lives are affected by the military occupation and apartheid imposed by Israel. Water is one example, with the allocation of water in the West Bank itself controlled by Israel and unequally divided, so there is already a general shortage of water in Abu Dis. Israeli settlers moving into the West Bank have at least … Read More →

House invasion in Abu Dis

House invasion by the Israeli army early this morning in the old part of Abu Dis. This huge mess was left by the Israeli soldiers in the house of Mohammad Afana which they entered, searched and turned upside down at 3 in the morning, damaging some pieces of furniture. They then arrested his son Ali. Mohammad’s brother’s house was also invaded and searched by the army. 653 People reached 43 … Read More →

Keep safe please

covid in schools

Covid getting worse in Palestine and in the UK – now in schools, universities and elsewhere in the community. Hope you keep safe in these difficult times