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Ahmed’s Gift of Life (Faith)

Sourced from  Guardian, Ahmed, Middle East, reconciliation, peace, pursuit of peace, breaking down barriers, building bridgesAhmed Khatib’s death was tragically unexceptional: the 12-year-old Palestinian was shot by Israeli soldiers while holding a toy gun. But what happened next was not. The boy’s parents donated his organs to six Israelis. They tell Chris McGreal why their decision was a gesture of both peace and resistance
  • · The Guardian, Friday 11 November 2005

For once, the circumstances of a young boy’s death from an Israeli bullet are not in dispute. The army concedes that one of its soldiers shot 12-year-old Ahmed Khatib in the head during a raid on Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank last week. Other Palestinian children playing with Ahmed have backed up the military’s statement that he was waving a toy gun that looked, to the soldier who shot him…

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  1. craiglock Says:

    Reblogged this on The Pursuit of a More Peaceful Middle East…and so a more peaceful and better World.


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