Linking together for human rights

Poems: Jerusalem and the West Bank

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Poems: Jerusalem and the West Bank April 20, 2019 The Walls There they go, marching, winding, Imposing their fortresses on the hilltops, Grey, cold concrete, relentless and heartless, barring the land from its people, so its lies unused, forlorn olive trees uncared for. Some of it contaminated by waste and excrement released by Israeli colonists. At times they are painted, these walls, with angry, beautiful, peaceful images recalling the world’s … Read More →

Worried about those school children

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The March 2017 human rights report from Abu Dis (attached here) is a depressing read – We started collecting monthly reports over ten years ago, and  it is terrible to see the on-going catalogue of human rights violations every month. This month, the effects of the occupation on the school children seem particularly worrying. The young people are right in the face of the military on their way to school.  In March, all secondary-age boys … Read More →

Recommending the Teachers in Action 2016 blog

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“How was Palestine? A question I struggle to answer. “Amazing!” “Incredible!” “Life-changing!” Responses I utter, in doing so, failing to capture the depth of the experience…..”   See the interesting posts by the UK teachers in Palestine, October 2016, written on the blog teachersinaction2016.blogspot.co.uk (Picture is from the earlier teachers’ exchange, Palestinian teachers to the UK, January 2016: read further down on the blog for posts from that phase of … Read More →

Teachers in Action – this time to Palestine

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Teachers in Action: press release 10th October 2016 Fourteen teachers from the UK are preparing now for an exciting journey to Palestine over the October half term. As part of an Erasmus + programme (EU funding), they will meet with Palestinian teachers, learn about schools and schooling in Palestine and work to strengthen links between young people and schools on both sides. One of CADFA’s most exciting projects to­­ date, … Read More →

Teachers in Action press release

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Fourteen teachers from the UK are preparing now for an exciting journey to Palestine over the October half term. As part of an Erasmus + programme (EU funding), they will meet with Palestinian teachers, learn about schools and schooling in Palestine and work to strengthen links between young people and schools on both sides. One of CADFA’s most exciting projects to­­ date, building on school and youth lin­k­s created since … Read More →