Weekly photos of Palestinian life and Israeli occupation in the West Bank city of Hebron, courtesy of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) and the Alternative Information Center (AIC).



Growing restrictions


Pictured here: The Israeli occupation is fortifying the checkpoint at the Ibrahimi Mosque, which will further restrict Palestinians worship at the site.


New land control


Pictured here: Settlers reinstall tents on Palestinian land in al-Buweira area, next to the settlement of Givat Harsina. Settlers occupied the same plot of land from 2008 to 2013.


Childhood, interrupted 


Pictured here: Palestinian children play in the Old City of Hebron as Israeli soldiers patrol.


Show me your ID


Pictured here: Israeli soldiers in Bab al-Baledeya stop twenty-one Palestinians and force them to show their IDs.


The gates are closed well!


Pictured here: Israeli soldiers protect an armed Israeli settler so that he can enter Palestinian homes and examine the gates and roadblocks on Shuhada Street.


Age 15-30, you are out! 


Pictured here: Israeli border police at the Ibrahimi Mosque Checkpoint prevent Palestinians between 15 and 30 years old from passing through. Palestinians in the blacklisted age group must take an alternate route, which takes more than fifteen minutes.


Summer Sweet


Pictured here: Abu Zaid, a Palestinian from the old city making a local type of sweets called “Halabi.” He has lived all of his life in the old city of Hebron.

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