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Film review: Kindness as vengeance in “Heart of Jenin” (IE)

090423-murphy Ismail Khatib in Heart of Jenin.
After his young son Ahmad was shot and killed by Israeli forces in the Jenin refugee camp in 2005, Ismail Khatib was propositioned by the Israeli doctor treating his son: would Ismail wish that his son Ahmad’s organs be donated to children (in Israel) who needed them? After some deliberation — including consulting his wife, the leader of an armed resistance group in the camp, as well as an Islamic authority — Ismail agreed to have his son’s organs donated.
Read The Rest Here (Electronic Intifada)
Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada, 23 April 2009

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