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 →

Beyond the Checkpoints summer project starts in Palestine.

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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 →

Tales from the youth visit 2022

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Monday 27th June – The group left Palestine: a first for the boys! Stayed the night in Amman.   Tuesday 28th June – First time in an airport… flight to London…. LONG time in the passport queue… but they arrived! First tube train – from Heathrow to Caledonian Road – then to Mark’s for a BBQ Wednesday 29th June – A day in Camden and Islington. Cafe Palestina – Parliament Hill – … Read More →

Youth ambassadors

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Very happy to have our Palestinian youth group with us now in the UK – a lovely group of young people who will be youth ambassadors for Palestine for the next two weeks! – Here they are photographed with Amb. Husam Zumlot at the Palestinian Mission today. So far, their time has been packed full of experiences – a barbecue, a welcome meal at Cafe Palestina, a visit to a … Read More →

Youth visit coming up!

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We are looking forward to our youth visit from Palestine that is now very close! Please do have a look here in Events for times and venues of times you can meet them… in many places across the country.  This is going to be an interesting (and we hope fun!) time for them all, visiting schools, towns, the countryside, and meeting many people. The events will be in Camden/Ilford/ Northampton/ Nelson/ Shrewsbury/Knighton /Llanidloes / Hereford … Read More →

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 →