For Palestinian-American Teen's Family, Home Is Where the Body Is Buried
A 16-year-old who went to school in his ancestral village in the West Bank and was planning to go back to the U.S. to study medicine was shot five times by Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint. They claimed he was wielding a knife.
The family wanted to bury him wrapped in the flag of his country, the United States, but the locals insisted he be laid to rest in the flag of his nation, Palestine. In the end, his body was wrapped in both...
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