Dozens of people crowd toward the entrance of a checkpoint, waiting for Israeli military to open the gate.

Privilege of movement

Basic freedom of movement in Palestine—walking to the grocery store, driving to visit family, or flying internationally—depends on your nationality, race, and religion. As a Palestinian, you are denied these rights as others in your country move freely.

A person wearing a red CPT vest walks along a road with the apartheid wall to their right, covered in graffiti and towering over them.

Dear White Supremacist

CPT Palestine team members engaged in a friendly and introductory conversation with a white person, but it took an unexpected turn.

Palestinians wait to be let through Israeli checkpoints. A soldier is visible through the rungs of the turnstile.

A Question of Humanity

After the death of Nasser Abu Hmaid, a Palestinian freedom fighter who had been denied cancer treatment while in an Israeli prison, much of the occupied West Bank went on strike. CPT volunteer Louis Bockner, who was in Hebron on Dec. 20, the day of his passing, reflects on that morning and the events that unfolded.

Two people wearing CPT vests walk beside each other as they descend a rocky hill. One wears a backpack, and the other has the CPT logo of a dove on barbed wire clearly visible on the back of the vest.

An ode to CPT ethos

Visiting teams not only allows you to engage with the political realities of the contexts in which CPT works, but also to participate in and experience the spirit of team work

A child holds a soccer ball under their arm, looking away from the camera, toward an empty street. An image of the Palestinian flag is overlayed in the middle of the image

What if the World Cup were in Palestine?

The World Cup prides itself in bringing the global community together, but what would that look like in Palestine, where the world has allowed impunity to go unchecked?

Makeshift barriers cut off access in H2 Hebron, accumulating trash. On the wall there is graffiti that reads "Make [heart], not walls."

Shock and Awe in Hebron

Discovering acceptance and empowerment in the work of nonviolent resistance

the gnarled truck of an olive tree sits in the foreground overlooking the cityscape of Hebron during the sunrise

If You Can Forget

Can peace be found beneath the cold sole of occupation? CPT volunteer Louis Bockner talks about the illusions of serenity in the ancient olive groves of Hebron.

Our humanity is integral

How can we think about one problem and forget the other, or how can our humanity include one thing and exclude the other?

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