The Death of a Palestinian Laborer, or as Israel Refers to Him: A Terrorist

Nabil Ghanem worked in renovations in Israel for 35 years without a permit. He would sleep in fields and return home after a week or two. Last week a soldier shot him dead as he tried to cross the barrier into Israel

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We should start with the documents related to the death. Here’s the one from the Israel Defense Forces Chief Military Rabbinate, identification and burial unit: “To the driver: Re: Transport of enemy deceased. Details of transport: Destination: Samaria Territorial Brigade. Transporter: Magen David Adom [emergency medical service]. Driver’s name: Itamar. Details of the deceased: Bracelet number: 200041086. Deceased’s name: Ghanem Nabil.”



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