Who we are

Christian Peacemaker Teams Palestine is a faith-based organization that supports Palestinian-led, non-violent, grassroots resistance to the Israeli occupation and the unjust structures that uphold it. By collaborating with local Palestinian and Israeli peacemakers and educating people in our home communities we strive to help create a space for justice and peace.

20 Years of CPT Palestine in Photos

Updates from the field

Update on 11 year old Ali al-Joulani from al-Khalil after he sustained serious injuries from a 10-meter fall, after Israeli forces chased him up his roof. See previous report on his fall here. A week after he fell from the roof of a 3-story building, scared of fully-armed soldiers and trying to escape them, 11-year…

  On Thursday, 8th March 2018, in the Old City of al-Khalil, 11-year old Ali Marwan Khaled al-Joulani went out to buy yoghurt for lunch and came back home at around 4pm. A group of soldiers were outside his building when he returned. Ali was scared so he ran up the staircase but found the…

Settler parade illustrates illegal apartheid-system enforced by Israeli forces on Palestinians in al-Khalil On Thursday, 1st March 2018, around noon-time, Israeli forces increased restrictions and collective punishment on the civilian Palestinian population in the old city of occupied al-Khalil. The increased restrictions were enforced in order to facilitate movement of settlers from the illegal settlements. This led…


UNICEF group, a member from EAPPI and myself walking in Shuhada Street. Checkpoint 56 appears in the background.

December 21 was a special day for me. I passed through Checkpoint 56 in H2 area of Hebron, without the soldiers stopping me, searching my bag and checking my ID. It is one of the checkpoints that leads to Shuhada Street, which used to be the main artery of Hebron. It’s been  mostly closed to Palestinians since 1994, and the closure became complete after the second Intifada in 2000. That morning, Geert Cappelaere, who is the UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, came to visit Qurtoba Basic School and… Read more

Exposure to violence

A Palestinian boy tries to evade an onslaught of Israeli tear gas on his way to school.

Palestinian children in the H-2 / Israeli military-controlled area of Hebron, besides having to deal with the violence, poverty, humiliation and restrictions on their movement that are a direct result of Israel’s military occupation of the city, must regularly walk through toxic clouds of teargas on their way to school.  The hundreds of students attending Ibrahimi, Al Fayhaa, Tareq Ibn Ziad, Khadeegeh, Hebron,  and the UNRWA schools, as well as their teachers and neighbors,… Read more

Stats on Teargas

An Israeli border police officer unloads a torrent of tear gas in the Quiton neighborhood of Hebron.

Palestinians living in Hebron / Al-Khalil repeatedly face teargas, sound grenades, and other violent measures deployed by Israeli forces.  Christian Peacemaker Teams accompanies Palestinians living in H-2 / Israeli-occupied Hebron and documents the Israeli military’s use of violence against the people living there.  The numbers below tally up-to-the-hour incidents of teargas and sound grenades in the areas of Hebron’s Old City that CPT and the International Solidarity Movement monitor… Read more

© 2015 With love from Hebron.
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