Director of CAABU
, Chris Doyle, records how he struggled to believe his eyes when, in the Israeli town of Ofer, he witnessed a 13-year-old boy clanking into a courtroom wearing leg irons.
As the Arab spring spread throughout the Middle East CAABU was an invaluable source of information for politicians and the media in need of a detailed analysis of the intricacies of Arab politics and the situation on the ground in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Yemen and Syria.
Potential donors have been approached but CAABU shies away from approaching Arab governments as it does not want to compromise its independent stance when speaking out against human rights violations and analysing political trends and developments.
Since its establishment 44 years ago, CAABU has a distinguished history of working to change the pro-Israeli atmosphere in British politics in the 1960s and 1970s.
Nick Clegg, deputy prime minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats travelled with CAABU to Palestine in November 2005.
Founded in 1967, CAABU
is the oldest and largest cross-party organisation of its kind, with over 100 parliamentary members.
President Bush's Middle East Address, 24 June 2002, CAABU
Resource Library, <http://www.
Hanan Ashrawi, conducted a series of separate meetings with a CAABU
(The Council for Arab-British Understanding)/MAP (Medical Aid for Palestinians) delegation which featured Rt.
is a London-based advocacy group that works with the government, parliament and media to further the United Kingdom's positive engagement with the Arab world.