Applies to CPTnet releases from Palestine projects
May 23rd, 2013
Graffiti on a low cement wall near a checkpoint our team monitors daily reads 'Free Israel'. It seems intended to rebuff the 'Free Palestine' that appears on many walls in the old city.
May 21st, 2013
Lord, let your love fill the hearts of Palestinian
pupils, teachers and other peacemakers who
endure suffering. Strengthen their character, feed
their hope and lead them in your beautiful,
redeeming, nonviolent ways.
May 21st, 2013
A nieghbor of CPT Hebron was arrested under accusation of stone throwing and was later released.
May 16th, 2013
On May 12, we arrived at Al Fakheit School where we were met by āAl Jazeeraā journalists filming a documentary about the difficulty that children face in getting to school in Occupied Palestine. They told us about one school near East Jerusalem where children have to pass through a sewer pipe to reach their school. As we were describing similar difficulties faced by children in the South Hebron Hills, and the dangers of living in a live firing zone, the headmaster approached us looking crestfallen.
April 28th, 2013
Checkpoints and land seizures are hurting chances of making communion.
April 23rd, 2013
Israeli soldiers and border police used a backhoe to uproot
200 young olive trees in the Palestinian village of Susya in
the South Hebron Hills on 23 April.
April 20th, 2013
Steadfastness in approaching
prayer is spiritual discipline,
dignity protection and
April 15th, 2013
Israeli soldiers in Hebron arrested a thirteen-year-old
boy from his house on 14 April. Settlers and soldiers
physically prevented internationals from accompanying
the blindfolded child.
April 10th, 2013
God, grant that those
persecuting you in your people in Palestine -- demolishing homes, cisterns and
houses of prayer, and justifying the pillage by the need to practice war --
will turn from their vanity and practice love and peacemaking instead.
April 7th, 2013
Settlement expansion, mass arrest of children on their way to school, torturous fear, gunfire
through the night close to home: through it all grace, love, hospitality and dreams give hope
a place to thrive.