a tear gas canister to the face... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • e l pratt
    • 25.06.10 | 01:18 (IDT)

    is a devastating injury--both physically and emotionally. There are two essential facts which must be clarified: 1) did the canister ricochette off the wall before it struck her, 2) What was she doing at a protest anyway. A ricochette would indicate that she was probably not targeted for a direct hit--which would be a violation of crowd control protocol. The other question was whether she was an active participant in the melee and mob of the demonstration or merely a casual/interested onlooker lending 'moral' support. I always hate to see a young person marred by a bad or careless decision. Here's to the best recovery she can make--may her life be full of successes from here on.

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