Linking together for human rights

CADFA Twinning Day celebrated in Abu Dis and Camden

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A lovely twinning day was held in Camden and in Abu Dis at the same time on Sunday. These pictures show the letters painted in English in Camden and in Arabic in Abu Dis saying ‘Linking together for human rights’ Many thanks to all the  CADFA people who helped and came and contributed.  Special thanks also to Raised Voices choir and to Bayan from Hebron who came and spoke. There was also a … Read More →

Please sponsor Abed’s walk

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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 →

Wonderful concert to raise money for Abu Dis Health Centre

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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 →

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 →

Palestinian Voices Matter Sponsored Walk

We’re looking forward to the student visit to Britain starting next week. They will be visiting universities and towns across Britain and there will be many opportunities to hear them speak (see ‘events’) as CADFA is working with local groups from the north (Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Chester) to the Midlands (Leicester, Bedford, Northampton, Cambridge) to Brighton in the South, not forgetting many places in London including Cafe Palestina! To help raise … Read More →

Meetings with Palestinian women

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It’s nearly time for our annual women’s visit from Palestine, a CADFA tradition since 2006!  This year’s women’s visit starts 23rd March. We’re looking forward to welcoming back HIYAM ELAYAN, Director of the Saraya Centre in the Old City of Jerusalem and RUBA IMAM, human rights lawyer based at Al Quds University Social Work Centre also in the Old City. They’re going to speak at the public meetings listed below, and at a … Read More →