AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): Week in photos 6-12 May 2016

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13 May 2016
AL-KHALIL (HEBRON):  Week in photos 6-12 May 2016

 

 
 

Learning to Shoot at Kids 

Pictured here: Israeli Border Police  took a moment this week to train some of their new recruits on how to properly shoot tear gas at children.  The canisters landed in front of a clinic, forcing an evacuation of the clients.
(10/5/2016)
 

Backpack Search 

Pictured here: A Palestinian teenager is stopped by a Israeli Border Police on her way home from school. Israeli Border Police routinely stop and search the bags of children coming and going to school. 
(11/5/2016)
 

Taking Position

Pictured here:  An Israeli Border Police takes a position behind a parked car.  The Israeli Border Police’s response to kids throwing stones includes tear gas, sound bombs, and rubber bullets.  Sometimes, as in this photo, the Israeli Border Police take up positions to scare the kids away.
(11/5/2016)
 

Bustin’ a Move 

Pictured here: High School boys in the South Hebron Hills dance to celebrate the opening of a girls school in the area.
(10/5/2016)
 

A School of Their Own

Pictured here:  These girls are celebrating the opening of the only all girls school in their area of the South Hebron Hills.  Education for girls remains a huge need in Palestine.
(10/05/2016)
 

Smiling from Ear to Ear 

Pictured here: A young Palestinian boy takes part in the celebration of the opening of the girls school.  His smile melts our hearts.
(10/5//2016)
 

The Next Generation

Pictured here:  Education is an important step for raising up the next generation of Palestinian leaders.  These girls will now have an opportunity to study, to grow, and hopefully, one day, to lead their Palestinian nation.

 (10/5/2016)

 
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Whether it’s among children struggling with the effects of teargas in Hebron, or children celebrating the building of a new school in the South Hebron Hills CPTers are there. Support the Christian Peacemaker Team’s ministry of presence or Visit Hebron and the South Hebron Hills on a CPT Delegation!

 

 

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