Today, 16th May, we will take our placards (pictured, being made a couple of days ago, and being used yesterday) to Kentish Town to continue to raise awareness among local people of the situation in Palestine. We know from our work over the past seventeen and a half years how many already care very much and how that number is growing. Huge numbers of people are disgusted by the large-scale … Read More →
Abed’s fundraising initiative* started on Palestinian Prisoner Day 17th April 2021. His first walk takes him to Al Quds University prisoner museum and to meet an ex-prisoner, the father of a young man in prison and to a family celebration when a school boy prisoner is released. See his short video here – https://youtu.be/mFFGZEqW1Ec * Fundraising page link.
Between 17th April (Palestinian prisoner day) and 1st May (workers’ day), Abed will make a series of walks from the centre of Abu Dis in order to draw attention to the confinement of the people of Abu Dis, and to raise money for CADFA. LINK HERE He says… I am walking to raise money for CADFA and to raise awareness about an important issue in our lives in Abu Dis, … Read More →
Very big thanks to our wonderful performers from across Britain and Palestine who joined in the Songs for Palestine evening. Each performance was a highlight! We were happy too to hear from Dr Abdullah from Abu Dis health centre, who told us about the difficult Covid situation in Palestine. He explained why they had put out an appeal for oxygen concentrators for Covid sufferers who were unable to be treated … Read More →
In late January, a seventeen-year-old Palestinian youth was shot and killed by an Israeli soldier in Haris village in the West Bank), leaving a family and a village heart-broken, but (because this has often happened before) with no expectation that Israel will take any serious action in relation to this incident or to prevent the next one. Palestinian families are always frightened about their young people, because incidents like this … Read More →
Vaccine apartheid – Please sign, share, write etc. COVAX have now promised Palestine about 20% of the vaccine it needs, some time during February – and Israel has at last agreed to supply vaccine for health workers – but Palestine needs more vaccine. The world’s current vaccine wars are shocking but nowhere underlines the situation of haves / have-nots as much as Palestine where the Israelis including the West Bank … Read More →