Linking together for human rights

Virtual visit to the UK from Palestine went very well

We loved our group of visitors from Palestine who ‘travelled’ by Zoom to the UK in July, and thank them for their interest in the UK and the efforts they made  to present their country clearly to many groups of people on their journey. The visit took them to London, Bedford, Derbyshire, Cambridge, Chester and the Welsh Borders, and many thanks too to our partners in those places for creating … Read More →

Virtual visits between the UK and Palestine

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Faced with the problems of Covid-19, CADFA isn’t currently organising actual visits between the two countries. We were sad to cancel (for the time being) our health workers’ visit to Palestine in March and our planned next youth visit to the Uk which we hoped would be happening now. We hope those will happen later. But in the meantime, we’ve found a very good second-best – virtual visits, though using … Read More →

Wonderful women’s visit

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We’re so proud of this wonderful visit, our great visitors and amazing volunteers and helpers in the UK – This was a special visit because it involved old friends from Abu Dis with whom we’ve been linking right back (in some cases) to 2005, and new and old friends in the UK from across the country – Bradford, Cornwall, Salisbury, Whitstable, Worcester, Chichester, Hastings, Reading and London of course. What … 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 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 →

‘What our girls did in London’

It’s so lovely to see this short film in Arabic about the CADFA girls’ football visit Football 4 Freedom, explaining to their local community some main parts of the visit. SEE BELOW There are many other photos, reports, bits of film on the project blog football4freedom.blogspot.com and we expect many more! It was a really wonderful visit and, like the girls at the end of the film, we would like to … Read More →