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

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

January 10, 2011 No Comments

Today I took a walk through a friend’s village near Bethlehem. The sky was blue and spotted with clouds. It was chilly but the sun peaked through with surprising radiance. First, he (let’s call him Ahmed) showed me a 4×4 inch cement track that follows one entire length of the village, coming within yards of […]

Footage of Palestinian refugees from 1950, “Sands of Sorrow”

Footage of Palestinian refugees from 1950, “Sands of Sorrow”

January 10, 2011 No Comments

Watch Sands of Sorrow, a 1950 video about Palestinian refugees created by the Council for Relief of Palestine Arab Refugees, to see footage of Palestinian refugees soon after the 1948 mass evacuation of Palestinians from their homeland.

The nature of Palestinian sovereignty

The nature of Palestinian sovereignty

January 8, 2011 No Comments

BY: Mkhaimar Abusada for Bitter Lemons The Arab Peace Initiative, which was adopted by the Arab League at its summit meeting in Beirut in 2002, is a comprehensive peace initiative first proposed by then-Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, and re-endorsed at the Riyadh summit in 2007. The initiative attempts to end the Arab-Israel conflict, […]

Bethlehem shepherds, Operation Cast Lead, and a rogue state

Bethlehem shepherds, Operation Cast Lead, and a rogue state

December 31, 2010 No Comments

Palestine Today: A Reality of Justice Denied Media with Conscience On December 24, Mondoweiss co-editor Adam Horowitz wrote: “Israeli military kills 20-year old Gazan for herding animals too close to buffer zone.” On December 23, Israeli forces shot and killed Salama Abu Harhish without warning while herding sheep and goats in Beit Lahya. Civilized nations […]

Soldiers in Sarra

Soldiers in Sarra

November 20, 2010 No Comments

BY: NISREEN GHANEM On one winter night, Israeli soldiers came to our village with dogs.  They began searching for something but we didn’t know what. They reached our house at 2:30 in the morning.  They jumped over the gate, then they knocked on the door loudly.  We were not sleeping because we had heard bombs […]

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

Filmed and produced by Cat Rabenstine for the Christian Peacemaker Teams in Palestine.

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...

What does it mean to thrive?

Knowing your children attend a good school.  Earning a salary that allows you to save money for the future....

Stories from the Holy Land

I’ve lived in the Holy Land for the last seven months. This is my last week in Bethlehem before...

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....