CPTnet14 April 2015AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): CPT Palestine March 2016 Newsletter Newsletter: March 2016Restricting the Life out of Hebron’s Old City, The West Bank Teacher’ Strike, The Walk to School in Hebron, Colonization: Bridging Israel and America Boys on their way home through Qitoun checkpoint Restricting the Life out of Hebron’s Old City Every year when I return to Hebron I have come to expect that I will find the Israeli Military Occupation more entrenched, the people more battered, more resigned. I expect that the Christian Peacemaker Team I have worked with since 1995 will have new challenges to meet. When I rejoined the team in early March, however, the extent of the restrictions on team’s monitoring work at checkpoints during school hours frankly shocked me. Border Police no longer permit us to exit the Old City near our apartment and make the five-minute walk to the Qitoun checkpoint to document how the soldiers treat schoolchildren and teachers passing through. Instead, we must take a fifteen-minute taxi ride over the hills and around to reach a location we can see from the roof of our house. Read the full article here. A mother walking her daughters home through Qitoun checkpoint The West Bank Teachers’ Strike: Revolution in the Making?