Photos from Hani’s story

Posted: December 5, 2012 in Stories from Palestine
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Brenden comes through the checkpoint.

One of the five checkpoints. This one has a metal detector and armed soldiers.

Home of an especially virulent settler who harasses Hani's family. She also called the soldiers when our group came through and forced us to wait for permission to pass. This area is known as Tel Rumeida.

Home of an especially virulent settler who harasses Hani’s family. She also called the soldiers when our group came through and forced us to wait for permission to pass. This area is known as Tel Rumeida.

Hani explains that the Palestinian owner of a nearby home died of a heart attack because he couldn't get through the checkpoint.

Hani explains that the Palestinian owner of a nearby home died of a heart attack because he couldn’t get through the checkpoint.

Entrance to Hani's home. Grapes to left; olives to right.

Entrance to Hani’s home. Grapes to left; olives to right.

The grapes that Hani cannot harvest because settlers in the home throw rubbish and call the soldiers to prevent Hani from getting near the house.

The grapes that Hani cannot harvest because settlers in the home throw rubbish and call the soldiers to prevent Hani from getting near the house.

View from Hani's front yard. This is his land, but he cannot use it because the military has taken it over.
View from Hani’s front yard. This is his land, but he cannot use it because the military has taken it over.
Jeni and Hani's daughter.

Jeni and Hani’s daughter.

A view of the olive trees that Hani is prohibited from harvesting.

A view of the olive trees that Hani is prohibited from harvesting.

A treacherous route down the hill.

A treacherous route down the hill.

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