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.
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 →