Category Archives: West Bank

Al-Aqsa Mosque Demonstration

Al-Aqsa Mosque Meta Peace Team October 31, 2014 The troubles that surrounded the closing of the Al Aqsa Mosque (which President Abbas called it a declaration of war and which complicate relations with Jordan because the Mosque and East Jerusalem are … Continue reading

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Olive Harvest

Eight Trees, Family Of Five Meta Peace Team Burin, Nablus, West Bank October 27, 2014 On Monday October 27, 2014, the MPT team participated in the olive harvest with a family living in Burin, a village in the Nablus region. The village … Continue reading

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Orwa Hammad Funeral

Tear Gas & Rubber Bullets Fired After Burial Meta Peace Team Silwad, Palestine October 26, 2014 On Sunday, the MPT team attended the funeral for Orwa Hammad, the fourteen year old US citizen who was fatally shot by the Israeli … Continue reading

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Olive Harvest In Burin

Picking Olives Meta Peace Team Burin, Nablus, West Bank October 28, 2014 Today we picked olives in Burin, a short “service” ride south of Nablus. We have picked in the area quite a lot because illegal settlements (Bracha and Yitzar) … Continue reading

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Meta Peace Team: Helping With The Fall Olive Harvest

Meta Peace Team (MPT) Arrives Safely West Bank October 1, 2014 We are pleased to share that the team has arrived safely. Thank you for your support of Meta Peace Team and our wonderful Fall Olive Harvest (and beyond) International … Continue reading

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West Bank: International Peace Team Member Shot

Member Survives Shooting Meta Peace Team Palestine Scott Abrams November 11, 2014 One of MPT’s International team members, who is here (Palestine) working the olive harvest, was shot in the chest with a .22 long rifle round. This is not standard … Continue reading

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Understanding The Land Division In The West Bank

Elliott Adams November 3, 2014 We all are familiar with the infamous illegal settlements in the West Bank. A renewed look at the map helps expose the reality. I refer to the West Bank Access Restrictions map (download a large resolution pdf). This map … Continue reading

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