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Israel Gives Every Palestinian A Key

palestinian-tear-gasTHIS image of Israel is from the Associated Press – and lest you mistake it for a shot of a sleeping man, it is captioned as follows:

A Palestinian passed out from tear gas fired by Israeli troops, holds a key symbolizing the keys to houses left by Palestinians in 1948, during a demonstration marking the 61st anniversary of ‘Nakba,’ Arabic for catastrophe, in the West Bank village Bilin, near Ramallah, Friday, May 15, 2008. The rally marked the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who either fled or were driven out of their homes during the 1948 war over Israel’s creation.

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Posted: 18th, May 2009 | In: Photojournalism, Reviews | Comment