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New report details 'brutal' Israeli policies

Jerusalem - The first bullet struck 16-year-old Samir Awad in his left leg. He staggered away as fast as he could, but was too slow. A second round slammed into his left shoulder, exiting from the right side of his chest. Then, moments later, a third bullet penetrated the back of his skull and exited from his forehead.

The live rounds were fired by a group of Israeli soldiers guarding a section of Israel's separation barrier built on the lands of Samir's village in the occupied West Bank. The wall has been used by Israel to make large areas of the town of Budrus' farmland inaccessible to the villagers.

On the day he died in January 2013, Samir and his friends had celebrated the end of the school term by walking into the hills along a path close to the steel barrier, said Ayed Murrar, head of Budrus' popular struggle committee. An army patrol, laying in wait, ambushed them. Samir was grabbed as his friends fled. When moments later he managed to break free, the soldiers opened fire.

Samir's friend, Malik Murrar, who witnessed the shooting, said: "How far can an injured child run? They could easily have arrested him. Instead they shot him in the back with live ammunition."

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/02/new-report...



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Unfortunatly these kind of instances of state brutality

are all too commonplace in the region.

Would you say this was unbiased?

???

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I'd say you aren't

unbiased.

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Correct

I didn't write the article. which is biased.. 80 - 1

Different article, different reporter,

different OP, same old murder and mayhem by israelis.

and US "aid" pays to enable these attrocities

Israel is the only place which could ever get away with this type of behavior. If it was ANY other country we'd have boots on the ground over the constant human-rights violations and war-crimes carried out by this corporation masquerading as a nation.

At their inceptions, the #Liberty, #OccupyWallStreet and #TeaParty movements all had the same basic goal... What happened?

So sad...

nothing changes.

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Bump.

And so it goes...

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