Linking together for human rights

A weekend of walks

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For CADFA in both the UK and Palestine, this was a special weekend of sponsored walks with many people working to raise money for the Building Hope project, with special concentration on the Palestinian children’s visit of June-July. In both countries, the walks were in special places – beautiful Wal al-Qilt, Palestine, and the lovely Offa’s Dyke Path on the Welsh border in the UK.  Many thanks to everyone young and … Read More →

Visa equality needed

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Old friends of CADFA may remember our visa equality campaign – How appalling for the British government to accept the apartheid divisions imposed by Israel on the Palestinians, that is to accept Israeli settlers into Britain with no visas while they put the Palestinians living in the same place through a long and humiliating visa experience, and even treat Jerusalemites in a different way from West Bankers! Now we are back … Read More →

Building Hope visits this summer

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BUILDING HOPE: VIDEO HERE Palestinian children like any others want to explore the world and meet other young people.  But they are living under military occupation and grow up confined between separation walls, Israeli settlements and military checkpoints. They have constant pressure from the presence of military camps and the knowledge that their friends have been imprisoned, wounded and even killed by Israeli soldiers and settlers. Youth visits give young … Read More →

Arabic in Palestine

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Arabic in Palestine – an exciting change to our planned October virtual visit to Palestine! This will now be an ARABIC-LEARNING visit to Palestine, including ARABIC CLASSES with the great Cafe Palestina Arabic tutor, and Arabic language partners from Palestine, as well as useful VISITS to groups and individuals in Abu Dis, Jerusalem, Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus, Jordan Valley and more, as we do with our usual CADFA visits. We know … Read More →

Virtual visits… Report on CADFA’s two summer initiatives.

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Faced with Corona and the cancellation of our planned visits to Palestine and from Palestine to the UK, CADFA is really happy to have discovered the magic carpet we have been needing for years – We ran our summer visits on Zoom!  The outcomes have been magic too – better than we could have imagined! Our visits to the UK in July and to Palestine in August brought dozens of … Read More →

“It was a big time commitment – but worth it.”/ “I learnt more than I thought possible”

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Thank you very much to our lovely visitors for the excellent feedback that they gave from our virtual visit to Palestine in August. Every one of them said that it exceeded their expectations and that they had learned a lot.  We also expected less – because it was a virtual visit  – than was in the end achieved. Now we are encouraged to do another one! And we are inviting applications. We asked our … Read More →