AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): A week in photos 24-30 May 2015

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CPTnet
8 June 2015
AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): A week in photos 24-30 May 2015

 

 
STONED BY SETTLERS
Pictured here: A Mexican tourist in Hebron was struck in the head with a rock, thrown from the Beit Romano settlement. The Red Crescent ambulance responded.
(30/05/2015)
 
RESISTANCE STARTS EARLY

 

Pictured here: A young Palestinian girl looks through the wall of the soldiers. The weekly settler tour restricts freedom of movement for Palestinians in Hebron’s old city. 
(30/05/2015)
 

ARMED FOR PRAYER

 

Pictured here: Despite the heavy military presence to protect them, some Israeli settlers walk to the Sanctuary of the Patriarchs armed with their own machine guns. No civilian is supposed to be allowed in with a weapon, yet every Shabbat armed settlers can be seen on their way to the sanctuary in Hebron. 
(29/05/2015)
 

UNPUNISHED ARSONISTS

 

Pictured here: ِAbu Shamsiyeh, a Palestinian resident of Tel Rumeida, is explaining to a CPTer the violent attack he and his family suffered from settlers on Saturday night. Around midnight, settlers set fire to a couch at his front entrance. It took a long time to extinguish the flames. The Israeli police haven’t charged anyone for the crime. The Abu Shamsiyeh family is one of the main targets of settler violence in Tel Rumeida, which almost always goes unpunished.
(30/05/2015)
 

SOLDIERS ON THE ROOF

 

Pictured here: Israeli soldiers on top of a Palestinian rooftop in the Old City of Hebron. Soldiers also entered one house while providing escort for about 100 settlers and their visitors while they made a tour in the souq (old Market). 
(30/05/2015)
 

END OF SCHOOL YEAR

 

Pictured here: Last week was the end of the school year in Palestine. On the last morning of school, our Kindergarten friends sang for us. These children who are filled with joy, also brought us a lot of joy. 
(27/05/2015)
 

KINDNESS AMIDST TENSION

 

Pictured here: We are greeted with such warmth and kindness every day from this juice vendor in Hebron’s old city. 
(30/05/2015)
 
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