Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub Returns Home to Palestine

17 Mar 2016 | abigaylehunterlodge

"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. [caption id="attachment_6836" align="aligncenter" width="635"]2016 Global Teacher Prize winner, Hanan Al Hroub 2016 Global Teacher Prize winner, Hanan Al Hroub (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6837" align="aligncenter" width="634"]Hanan al-Hroub Hanan's father Hamed Obeidallah welcomes her home (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6838" align="aligncenter" width="634"]2016 Global Teacher Prize winner, Hanan Al Hroub Hanan Al Hroub returns home to Palestine (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6839" align="aligncenter" width="634"]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)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6840" align="aligncenter" width="634"]Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub with Palestinian Education Minister Dr. Sabri Saidam (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6841" align="aligncenter" width="634"]Hanan Al Hroub Global Teacher Prize WInner Hanan with the Global Teacher Prize Trophy (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6842" align="aligncenter" width="634"]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)[/caption]