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An architectural tour of the Old City in Nablus

An architectural tour of the Old City in Nablus

November 7, 2010 3 Comments

BY: AMJAD M. DWIKAT Amjad is a mechanical engineering student at An Najah University.  This is the first solo video project for Amjad, who is hoping to combine his engineering work with his interests in the media and the environment.  He plans to continue his education after a few years of work.

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Check out these articles, suggest others

November 6, 2010 No Comments

“Traffic Accidents” In Occupied Palestine: Another Form Of Zionist Terrorism By Reham Alhelsi Writer Visits MCC, Argues to Vindicate Palestine Perspective By Katherine Friedman Daily Nexus, University of California, Santa Barbara Joint Statement on Anti-Defamation Leagues “Top 10” List By Students for Justice in Palestine Margolyes: West End to West Bank BBC interviews Miriam Margoyles […]

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 […]

2 sq km + 28,000 people = Balata Refugee Camp

2 sq km + 28,000 people = Balata Refugee Camp

November 2, 2010 2 Comments

My friend Ayyash took me on a tour of Balata Camp, the refugee camp where he lives only minutes from downtown Nablus. Here, in 2 square kilometers, live 28,000 people, said Ayyash. He said that the unemployment rate is 70%.  Those who are employed, often work in shops inside the camp.  Most of the refugees […]

Kids play violent video games in Nablus, West Bank

Kids play violent video games in Nablus, West Bank

November 2, 2010 2 Comments

BY: HAYA SH. YASSIN Haya is studying journalism at An Najah University in Nablus, West Bank. In January 2011, she will begin her M.A. in Filmmaking at Goldsmiths, University of London. Here is her latest video from Nablus.

Nablus: 3 months in 3 minutes

Nablus: 3 months in 3 minutes

October 30, 2010 3 Comments

Warm, gooey kunafeh, an expansive new university campus and a vibrant Old City.

Zababdeh in Photos

Zababdeh in Photos

October 3, 2010 No Comments

I spent many Sundays in Zababdeh since July 2010, celebrating with Fr. Firas and his congregation at St. George Melkite Church.  Though the services were in Arabic, a few things were still familiar: the rhythm of prayers, the passing of peace and the children staying occupied by giggling and playing games in the back of […]

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 […]

The walls are closing in

The walls are closing in

September 26, 2010 No Comments

Today I sat in an auditorium full of Nablusi’s and Internationals, all watching the film To Shoot an Elephant, about the Israeli siege on Gaza. To my right, was my friend Ayyash, an activist who lives in Balata Camp. He translated some things for me and, having seen the movie a few times before, predicted […]

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Palestine 2011

BY JEFF HALPER for Middle East Post Struggling as I have for the past decades to grasp the dynamics...

The Windy City Makes Waves for Peace, Equity and Justice in Palestine

BY STEPHEN LENDMAN for Op Ed News The suburban Chicago-based Committee for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine...

CPT At-Tuwani October 2010 Update

CPTnet AT-TUWANI UPDATE: October 2010 The At-Tuwani team had between two to three CPTers serving during the month of...

Israeli soldiers detain five Palestinian school boys in South Hebron Hills

ISRAELI SOLDIERS DETAIN FIVE PALESTINIAN SCHOOL BOYS IN SOUTH HEBRON HILLS [Note: According to the Fourth Geneva Convention, the...

Mujadarah: food for the masses

This dish is Palestinian comfort food at its best.  It’s great for a big crowd.  I cooked it for...

Mock checkpoint at Columbia University

Below is the press release provided by C-SJP, links to two videos of the mock checkpoint and links to...