Applies to CPTnet releases from Palestine projects
May 16th, 2013
On May 12, we arrived at Al Fakheit School where we were met by āAl Jazeeraā journalists filming a documentary about the difficulty that children face in getting to school in Occupied Palestine. They told us about one school near East Jerusalem where children have to pass through a sewer pipe to reach their school. As we were describing similar difficulties faced by children in the South Hebron Hills, and the dangers of living in a live firing zone, the headmaster approached us looking crestfallen.
April 28th, 2013
Checkpoints and land seizures are hurting chances of making communion.
April 23rd, 2013
Israeli soldiers and border police used a backhoe to uproot
200 young olive trees in the Palestinian village of Susya in
the South Hebron Hills on 23 April.
April 20th, 2013
Steadfastness in approaching
prayer is spiritual discipline,
dignity protection and
April 15th, 2013
Israeli soldiers in Hebron arrested a thirteen-year-old
boy from his house on 14 April. Settlers and soldiers
physically prevented internationals from accompanying
the blindfolded child.
April 10th, 2013
God, grant that those
persecuting you in your people in Palestine -- demolishing homes, cisterns and
houses of prayer, and justifying the pillage by the need to practice war --
will turn from their vanity and practice love and peacemaking instead.
April 7th, 2013
Settlement expansion, mass arrest of children on their way to school, torturous fear, gunfire
through the night close to home: through it all grace, love, hospitality and dreams give hope
a place to thrive.
April 5th, 2013
Every Saturday, Israeli settlers come to Hebron for an Israeli military-escorted tour of the Old City. Taking a page from the settlers' book, the Palestinian Youth Independence Forum (PYIF) decided several weeks ago to organize Palestinian tours of areas in and around Hebron's Old City not often visited by those who live outside that ancient part of Hebron.
March 29th, 2013
Soldiers and border police disrupted a peaceful solidarity march
in the South Hebron Hills today. The soldiers attempted to arrest
two Palestinians and arrested one international. One international
and one Palestinian were injured.
March 26th, 2013
Three children under the age of 15 remain in military
custody after the 20 March arrest of 27 Palestinian
children, age seven to 15, on their way to school in
the West Bank city of Hebron.