Within 10 days in July 2018, three full-time CPT workers were denied entry into Palestine by Israeli immigration. Carter, 24 years old, from United States, asked the Israeli soldier who was questioning him at the border if he was a threat, as a CPTer who holds the Israeli military to account under international law and…

For children around the world the beginning of a new school year marks a new level of learning in a child’s education. For Palestinian children in the Old City al-Khalil/Hebron beginning a new school year means that education is accompanied by disruption, intimidation, humiliation, and trauma. Children with backpacks walking with their friends and offering…

One day during our delegation we were having a scripture reflection with Sabeel, a liberation theology centre, and were discussing what exactly Jesus meant when He said He was the bread of life and what this means in a context where people are hungering and thirsting both physically and spiritually as a result of oppression….

At 10pm on Wednesday, August 9th, the Ibrahimi Mosque checkpoint in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron) was closed. Announcements had been made on the radio the next morning that the closure was due to a Jewish holiday, and that the Mosque itself has been closed entirely to both Palestinians and non-Jews alike. Additionally, the call to prayer…

A Visit with Imad Abu Shamsieh On March 24, 2015 Imad Abu Shamsieh, a Palestinian resident of Tel Rumeida, filmed the execution of 21-year-old Abdel Fattah al-Sharif by Israeli Occupation soldier, Elor Azaria. The video, shared with the media by the human rights group, B’Tselem, provoked outrage from around the world, demanding justice on behalf…

“Now is the time to unite the soul and the world, Now is the time to see the sunlight dancing as one with the shadows” Rumi CPT Palestine team is happy to be able to experience the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in al-Khalil (Hebron), standing with the Palestinian community in celebrating this holy month….

“They only wanted to punish me” “At 2 am in the morning on Friday, June 23, I woke up with someone knocking on my house door and I knew what was coming. When I opened the door about 25 soldiers entered my house. They didn’t even let me change and immediately ordered me to wake everyone in…

Hassan – the Principal of al-Ibrahimi Boys School Al-Ibrahimi Boys School is located near the Ibrahimi mosque and the Palestinian neighborhoods of Qitoun, Salaymeh and the Old City. Qitoun checkpoint, Salaymeh checkpoint and the Mosque checkpoint are all situated close to the school. The majority of students and teachers come to school through Qitoun checkpoint…

Same Crime, Different Sentence CPT is deeply saddened by the recent killings of the three young Palestinian men, Hamzi al-Zama’ri, Ahmad Nasser Jarrar and Khalid Tayeh, killed by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and Raziel Shevach and Itamar Ben Gal killed by Palestinians, in a two-day period this year, on the 5th and 6th of February….

Updates from the Ground – March 2018   School Runs at Checkpoints CPT members have continued monitoring Qitoun, Salaymeh and al-Ein Humrah checkpoints each school morning when students are going through the checkpoints to their respective schools. During the first five weeks of the school semester the Israeli border police have been causing regular delays…

© 2015 With love from Hebron.
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