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AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): Israeli military raids houses in response to attack on checkpoint

AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): Israeli military raids houses in response to attack on checkpoint

December 2, 2011 No Comments

CPTnet 2 December 2011 A newsletter written by members of the Christian Peacemaker Teams. On the night of 28 November, a Palestinian man threw two Molotov cocktails at the Israeli military checkpoint in Hebron’s Qitoun neighborhood. In response, the military and border police fired tear gas, entered houses in the neighborhood, and forced about fifty […]

SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Israeli military demolishes three cisterns and two wells in arid region

SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Israeli military demolishes three cisterns and two wells in arid region

December 19, 2010 No Comments

CPTnet 17 December 2010 A newsletter written by members of the Christian Peacemaker Teams. SOUTH HEBRON HILLS  On 14 December 2010, the Israeli military demolished three water cisterns and two wells in the arid and hilly Khashem Ad Daraj/Hathaleen region, about twenty-six km southeast of Hebron/al-Khalil on Tuesday. The military gave no reason for the destruction of the […]

Princeton Sabra hummus vote

Princeton Sabra hummus vote

November 30, 2010 No Comments

PRINCETON, N.J. — Princeton University students voted Monday in a referendum by a pro-Palestine student group on whether to expand the school’s hummus offerings. The student group Princeton Committee for Palestine wants university-run stores to offer alternative brands of the Middle Eastern chickpea dip because they say the only brand available is linked to human […]

CPT At-Tuwani October 2010 Update

CPT At-Tuwani October 2010 Update

November 22, 2010 No Comments

CPTnet AT-TUWANI UPDATE: October 2010 The At-Tuwani team had between two to three CPTers serving during the month of October. School Patrol Together with the members of Operation Dove, the team monitored the Israeli military accompaniment of the school children from the Tuba area as they passed near the Israeli settlement of Ma’on. Twice the […]

Israeli soldiers detain five Palestinian school boys in South Hebron Hills

Israeli soldiers detain five Palestinian school boys in South Hebron Hills

November 22, 2010 No Comments

ISRAELI SOLDIERS DETAIN FIVE PALESTINIAN SCHOOL BOYS IN SOUTH HEBRON HILLS [Note: According to the Fourth Geneva Convention, the Hague Regulations, the International Court of Justice, and several United Nations resolutions, all Israeli settlements and outposts in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are illegal. Most settlement outposts, including Havat Ma’on (Hill 833), are considered illegal also […]

Mock checkpoint at Columbia University

Mock checkpoint at Columbia University

November 21, 2010 No Comments

Below is the press release provided by C-SJP, links to two videos of the mock checkpoint and links to other articles about the action. New York, NY, November 18 – On November 18th, 2010 from 12pm to 2pm, Columbia University Students for Justice in Palestine (C-SJP)—a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and community members—constructed […]

SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Israeli Army arrests young Palestinian man in South Hebron Hills

SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Israeli Army arrests young Palestinian man in South Hebron Hills

November 5, 2010 No Comments

CPTnet Digest A newsletter written by members of the Christian Peacemaker Teams 5 November 2010 SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Israeli Army arrests young Palestinian man in South Hebron Hills [Note: According to the Fourth Geneva Convention, the International Court of Justice, and several United Nations resolutions, all Israeli settlements and outposts in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are […]

AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): Shepherd made homeless, livelihood threatened, son in prison.

AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): Shepherd made homeless, livelihood threatened, son in prison.

November 3, 2010 No Comments

CPTnet Digest, Volume 35, Issue 1 A newsletter written by members of the Christian Peacemaker Teams 29 October 2010 AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): Shepherd made homeless, livelihood threatened, son in prison. On Monday 11 October, at 8.00 a.m. the Israeli military arrived at the home of Noah al-Rajabi in Bani Naim without warning and destroyed the family’s water […]

Freedom rally in Nablus, 9/29/10

Freedom rally in Nablus, 9/29/10

September 29, 2010 2 Comments

When I hear the cadence of a drum squad, my heart skips a beat remembering my days in marching band at Dallastown High School. I loved marching through the parking lot to the football field to the beat of the school’s cadence. Today, while walking through downtown Nablus, I heard the enticing sound of drums […]

Two Iraq Burin men arrested for attending peaceful demonstration

Two Iraq Burin men arrested for attending peaceful demonstration

September 24, 2010 No Comments

IRAQ BURIN —  On September 24, 2010 at 4:30pm, two villagers from Iraq Burin, a village near Nablus in the West Bank, were arrested by Israeli soldiers.  A checkpoint was erected at the entrance to the village in the morning of the same day. In response to these arrests and the killing of two young men […]

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AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): Israeli military raids houses in response to attack on checkpoint

CPTnet 2 December 2011 A newsletter written by members of the Christian Peacemaker Teams. On the night of 28...

Introduction to CPT – Palestine

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CPT delegate writes letter to teargas manufacturer

CPTnet Digest 20 January 2011 Mr. Don Smith, CEO Combined Systems Inc. 388 Kinsman Rd. Jamestown, PA 16134 Dear...

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One foot in, one foot out – a tour of a Palestinian village

Today I took a walk through a friend’s village near Bethlehem. The sky was blue and spotted with clouds....