Linking together for human rights

Youth visit preparations under way!

Here is a picture of young people on our last year’s youth exchange eating fish and chips with the head teacher in a school they visited! The preparations for the 2023 visit ir are well under way. The visa applications have been done and we are excited to meet our group of ten young people with four leaders in late October. We are still fundraising and would appreciate your help!  DONATE … Read More →

Two youth visits!

Jenin camp kids

  We are excited to let you know that we are planning two youth visits with participants from the Beyond the Checkpoints project – in October-November 2023 and in July. Work is starting now on visa applications and programme preparation – and we are still fundraising. Please help if you can.

No getting past the checkpoint today

BTC day 1

The Beyond the Checkpoints project got under way today in Palestine – a good day for some and a very bad day for others. The plan for today was to bring together groups of young people from the north and south of the West Bank and also from Jerusalem, meeting in Abu Dis for induction to the project and a visit to some parts of Abu Dis. The young people … Read More →

Exciting project that still needs support

مشروع ما وراء الحواجز صورة

The Beyond the Checkpoints project for Palestinian youth is getting under way in Palestine now, but still needs your help! This is the second year of this exciting project which takes young Palestinians from different places to see other parts of their country and develops their skills in presenting their own places to each other – in effect, it is a human rights advocacy course! Young people from this course will … Read More →

Beyond the Checkpoints conference

BLeed museum 3

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 →

Beyond the Checkpoints summer project starts in Palestine.

BTC Aida

Best wishes to all the young people from 5 Palestinian villages and towns who started the Beyond the Checkpoints project today. This is the summer project run by CADFA/Dar Assadaqa which will take them to show each other their own villages and join workshops on human rights and advocacy skills. Today’s outing took them to Aida Camp in Bethlehem where they were welcomed by ArRowwad Cultural Centre and taken on … Read More →