Linking together for human rights

Problems with water

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The December 2020 human rights report is here.  Dec 20 human rights report Most parts of Palestinians’ lives are affected by the military occupation and apartheid imposed by Israel. Water is one example, with the allocation of water in the West Bank itself controlled by Israel and unequally divided, so there is already a general shortage of water in Abu Dis. Israeli settlers moving into the West Bank have at least … Read More →

November 2020 report is out.

From the November 2020 human rights report from Abu Dis… which you can read here.  November 2020 human rights report One problem with a report based on one month in an on-going occupation is that we talk of things that change, particular things that happen, and often don’t talk about the things that continue and have become (under occupation) “normal” even though they are clear violations and unbearable. In a discussion with … Read More →

Six more months of lockdown

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CADFA resources are available now for anyone interested in human rights, Palestine, the lives of ordinary people living under Corona as well as occupation. Six months of CADFA human rights reports: March and April 2020 May 2020 June 2020 July 2020 August 2020 CADFA women’s magazine published in June CADFA resources page on this website  

Terrible pressure

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This month’s CADFA human rights report (‘A month in Abu Dis, Aug 2020′) gives some indication of the terrible pressure from all sides on our friends in Palestine living under Israeli occupation.  Like everyone in the world at the moment, they are under pressure from Corona – but the biggest pressures come from living under an Occupation where you have no rights. The closeness to everyone’s experience of house demolition, imprisonment, … Read More →

Women’s demonstrations and human rights violations.

Please see attached here the Abu Dis human rights report for July 2020. It is a difficult read… “People in Abu Dis are trying to get on with their lives in a normal way but their lives are systematically interrupted by movement restrictions, separation from family members, economic and environmental problems.  People are becoming accustomed to violence from the Israeli army that every month leaves a number of boys (usually) … Read More →