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.
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Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada, 23 April 2009
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Gaza – Ma’an – An unarmed 41-year-old Palestinian man was killed and his wife and brother were injured when an Israeli tank shell struck their house in the town of Khuza’a, near the city of Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, witnesses said.