Linking together for human rights

Beyond the Checkpoints conference

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There was extremely good audience feedback and great congratulations to the young Palestinians involved in the Beyond the Checkpoints project – as well of course as to the leaders who put in so much effort – at the Zoom conference on 24th August at which they spoke. Participants came with pictures and film of their visits to Aida Camp, Beit Leed, Assawiya, Aizariyeh, Abu Dis and Al Walajeh and had clearly gained … Read More →

Palestinian Voices Matter – students’ visit shows people want to hear them!

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We were delighted to meet the group of  young people who joined our student visit from Palestine in Jan-Feb, along with the Head of Student Activities from Al Quds University, the CADFA co-ordinator from Abu Dis and the Mayor of Al Walaja village, who joined the group because of our co-operation with the Bedford-Al Walaja group for this two-week-long visit. What a time it was, full of individual, group, university … Read More →

Palestinian Voices Matter

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We were proud to have young people from Palestine visit with the girls’ football visit last November/ December,  taking with them to many schools, tournaments and activities of all sorts both happy things (smiles, football) and more seriously a knowledge of the human rights violations they suffer under the Israeli occupation. One of the distinctive parts of CADFA’s work is to create links between people in the UK and in Palestine so … Read More →

We are human too – short report from the Ma’an Project

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Please find here a short report from the Ma’an-Together project [2017-18]:  “The project focused attention not just on Palestine but on experiences of racism, colonialism, apartheid and the pressures on young people across the world… The project brought young people from the UK, France and Palestine to share experiences, look at what is going on in their countries and raise their voices against discrimination and for human rights for everybody…..They … Read More →

Public events during the Ma’an project youth visit

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Preparations are in full swing for the next youth exchange in the CADFA Ma’an-Together project which will take place later in September. The first two youth exchanges in this project were in France in October last year and in Palestine in April this year – this exchange in the UK draws on the discussions of anti-discrimination and human rights during those projects and will focus on 2getting our voice outwards” … Read More →