It’s four and a half years since I last worked in the south Hebron hills village of Tuwani and so I was glad to go there yesterday for an overnight stay. There have been a lot of changes since my last stint there with Christian Peacemaker Teams. Of course, babies have been born, children have…

HEBRON – On April 14th, 2014, a 14 year old boy, Mujahid (sp) Al Rajabi, age 14 was arrested as he was coming through checkpoint 209 on his way to school. His father was called by TIPH, and came to the Police Station near the Mosque, where the boy was taken. Mujahid was then taken…

Starting in March, CPT has been entering schools in H2 and introducing them to the work of CPT and letting them know why people wearing Red Hats are at the checkpoints near their schools each morning. This has been an amazing experience that has let the kids know we are there to help, what exactly…

Children who cross checkpoints 29 and 209 on their way to school in the morning were exposed to teargas and sound grenades used by Israeli soldiers on seven of the last 8 school days. International observers and human rights workers in Hebron have witnessed Israeli soldiers repeatedly firing tear gas grenades and sound bombs into…

This was the view this morning from the schoolyard of the Al Fakheit school in Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron. Al Fakheit is a Palestinian village which lies inside an area claimed by Israel as Firing Zone 918. Military training exercises frequently disrupt life for villagers in Masafer Yatta, and the morning of February 20…

© 2015 With love from Hebron.
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