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Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub

Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub Returns Home to Palestine

“Education is a human right and it is the right of our children to live their childhood in peace.”Hanan Al Hroub, 2016 Global Teacher Prize Winner

Global Teacher Prize Winner, Hanan Al Hroub, was received a hero’s welcome yesterday when she returned home to Palestine. A welcome ceremony was held for Hanan in the West Bank city Jericho where family, friends and officials celebrated the Global Teacher Prize winner.

Here are a few photos from Hanan’s homecoming.

2016 Global Teacher Prize winner, Hanan Al Hroub

2016 Global Teacher Prize winner, Hanan Al Hroub (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Hanan al-Hroub

Hanan’s father Hamed Obeidallah welcomes her home (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

2016 Global Teacher Prize winner, Hanan Al Hroub

Hanan Al Hroub returns home to Palestine (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

2016 Global Teacher Prize winner, Hanan Al Hroub

A banner for Hanan quoting her that reads “education is a human right and it is the right of our children to live their childhood in peace.” (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Global Teacher Prize Winner

Hanan Al Hroub with Palestinian Education Minister Dr. Sabri Saidam (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Hanan Al Hroub Global Teacher Prize WInner

Hanan with the Global Teacher Prize Trophy (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub

One of Hanan’s daughters wears a sweat shirt that reads, “Palestine’s olive tree, Hanan al-Hroub.” (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

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