Thursday, 05 May 2016 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • "My Son Was Beautiful": Palestinian Bodies and the Truths That Do Not Reach Us

    By Susie Day, Truthout | Report

    In the Sheikh Jarrah district of Jerusalem, where many Palestinians have been evicted, 92-year-old Rifka Al-Kurd lives with her family in the half of her house not occupied by Israeli settlers. (Photo: Susan Chen)In the Sheikh Jarrah district of Jerusalem, where many Palestinians have been evicted, 92-year-old Rifka Al-Kurd lives with her family in the half of her house not occupied by Israeli settlers. (Photo: Susan Chen)

    Muhammad Allyan says Israel refuses to release the body of his son, Bahaa, who was killed in 2015 by Israeli police. Israel alleges Bahaa and another Palestinian man killed three Israelis in a bus attack. The Allyans have faced collective punishment since Bahaa's death.

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