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 →
Abu Dis’ local hospital, Al Muqassed – on the Mount of Olives, visible from the middle of Abu Dis – is as far from CADFA’s centre in Abu Dis, Dar Assadaqa, as Camden’s UCLH is distant from CADFA’s centre in Cafe Palestina! But it is not so easy for people to get to as this account tells: “Last Tuesday I was called from Abu Dis Health Centre to say that my … Read More →
The attached report – A month in Abu Dis June 2015 – gives a snapshot of events in the town 48 years after the Israeli occupation. The report draws attention to the Separation Wall and the difficulties it caused during Ramadan and to administrative detention (imprisonment without trial) and to child imprisonment.
My name is Fatheah Abu Hilal, and I am from Beit Hanina, a town near Jerusalem. I have five brothers and five sisters, and I am the oldest child in our family . I want to tell you that Beit Hanina is divided in to pieces by the Apartheid Wall. My father has a green (West Bank) ID and my mother has the blue (Israeli) ID . When I was … Read More →
Read the full Guardian story here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/jan/20/israel
As the government of the Jewish state forces the Palestinians in ghettos, history must be turning in its grave. Qalqiliya, a city of 45,000, has been surrounded by a concrete wall and only those who are granted permits by the Civil Administration can enter and exit the city’s single gate. Read the full story: http://www.counterpunch.org/2003/11/05/captives-behind-sharon-s-wall/