Last Thursday saw the biggest Israeli army invasion into Jenin Refugee Camp in the West Bank for some time. The BBC (unusually) reported it and described tanks driving into the crowded residential area and upturning cars including at least one with someone in it. Huge damage was done to houses. Nine people were shot and killed, including a woman of sixty, and there were many people seriously wounded. The situation … Read More →
The terrible killing of Mai Afana is part of a much bigger picture. CADFA is a small organisation that sees a tiny part of the picture. But in this tiny part, so many tragedies. Over the nearly 18 years of CADFA (from end of 2003), we have become increasingly shocked by the killings, often of young people, and of course the effects on family after family left grieving and traumatised … Read More →
The terrible killing of Dr Mai Afana at a checkpoint north of Abu Dis on 16th May. Please sign the petition here. This week, our friends in Abu Dis are in deep grief following the killing of a young woman who was killed at Hizma checkpoint on Wednesday 16th June. Dr Mai Afana was a young lecturer who had just completed her doctorate and had a young daughter. She left her daughter with … Read More →
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.