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Ex-Hostage: Government Failing to Put NZers and Iraqis First

Monday, 2 March 2015, 9:28 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – Harmeet Singh Sooden is travelling to Iraq in the coming weeks to work with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) on a short-term assignment. Mr Sooden is deeply concerned about the Government’s decision to deploy the NZDF to ... More >>

CPT Offers Reporters Chance To Visit Palestine

Tuesday, 10 May 2005, 12:20 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

HEBRON, WEST BANK - Palestinian families in Hebron who live near the Tel Rumeida settlement are in a crisis situation. Tel Rumeida settlers have escalated their violence and harassment of Palestinians over the last two months, as a proposed new settler ... More >>

NZ Christian Peacemaker Released By Israelis

Monday, 8 November 2004, 10:43 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

HEBRON - At 10:15 pm November 4, Joe Carr (Kansas City, MO) and Christina Gibb (Dunedin, NZ) were released from Kiryat Arba police station with no charges. They had been arrested five hours earlier for taking notes on the number of Palestinians who are ... More >>

New Zealand Peacemaker Arrested In Hebron

Monday, 8 November 2004, 10:36 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

HEBRON - On Thursday November 4, Joe Carr (Kansas City, MO) and Christina Gibb (Dunedin, NZ) were arrested by Israeli police at the Beit Romano military checkpoint close to the Old City of Hebron. Carr and Gibb had been taking notes for an hour as part ... More >>

Hebron Urgent Action: Entry Of Greg Rollins

Wednesday, 19 May 2004, 2:46 pm | Christian Peacemaker Team

Send faxes requesting the Israeli government to uphold a court order allowing Greg Rollins' re-entry into Israel More >>

Nonviolent Demonstration to Work Palestinian Land

Wednesday, 3 March 2004, 11:48 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

On Thursday February 26, members of the Christian Peacemaker Teams and a CPT delegation participated in a non-violent demonstration on Palestinian land near the Israeli settlement of Harsina. More >>

Settlers seize 2000 Dunams of Palestinian Land

Thursday, 22 January 2004, 10:44 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

HEBRON-Israeli settlers from the two large settlements of Harsina and Kiryat Arba, situated along Hebron's eastern edge, have escalated their continuing campaign of annexing fertile Palestinian farmland lying between the two settlements. More >>

Hebron: Building Bridges, Not Walls

Tuesday, 20 January 2004, 11:26 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

Instead of building walls that separate, one of the tasks of peacemakers is to build bridges. This past weekend I had an opportunity to help build some bridges by hosting a delegation of seven Jewish people from New York who came to Hebron for two days ... More >>

A Palestinian's Home Is Not His Castle

Thursday, 8 January 2004, 10:36 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

The apartheid wall takes many forms; in our neighbourhood in Hebron you can see it in locked gates and prohibited areas. Violence, too, takes many forms; in our neighbourhood it sometimes comes as discrimination and injustice and oppression. More >>

Hebron University Students Denied Graduation

Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 10:49 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

The Israeli army denied more than one thousand Hebron University students from graduating today. After a day of negotiation with university officials, the Israeli Central Region Commander of the West Bank ordered the campus closed just before ceremonies ... More >>

An Open Letter to President George W. Bush

Friday, 20 June 2003, 10:20 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

We are pleased to know that you support the right of students to obtain a university education free from government constraints, and we applaud your support for students' freedom of expression. We hope that the comments you made this week about Iranian ... More >>

Hebron Roadblocks - Are These On The Road Map?

Monday, 16 June 2003, 10:22 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

HEBRON, WEST BANK -- At night on Thursday, June 12, the Israeli army dug deep holes in all the streets leading into the El-Manara vegetable market in Hebron and amassed huge piles of rubble closing off all roads into the area. More >>

Students Reopen Hebron University Gates

Thursday, 5 June 2003, 10:25 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

[Hebron]-Hebron University students reopened the university gates at 11:00 am today. The Israeli army had welded the two main gates shut when they closed the university for a six-month period to end July 11. More >>

HEBRON: Rollins released from Israeli prison

Thursday, 5 June 2003, 9:12 am | Christian Peacemaker Team

Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) member Greg Rollins, 30, from Surrey BC, was released today from Ramle Prison near Tel Aviv, Israel, where he had been held without charges for seventeen days after his arrest in Hebron,on May 18. On May 29 the Israeli High ... More >>




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