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Muhammad Al-Dura: The boy who wasn’t really killed

Not only was 12-year-old Gazan Muhammad al-Dura not killed by IDF fire in 2000 – he was not even hurt.

That was the preliminary finding of a special commit- tee formed several years ago by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and headed by Brig.- Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, the former head of the Research and Analysis Division of the IDF Military Intelligence Directorate, and the current director-general of the Strategic Affairs Ministry.

Dura was allegedly killed by IDF fire during the second intifada as he crouched behind his father, Jamal, crying. He became the most potent symbol of the Palestinian struggle; his name can still be heard around the world as a symbol of the Palestinian struggle.

At first, Israel did not deny that its forces had hit Dura, who had been caught in the crossfire between Palestinian and IDF forces at the Netzarim junction on September 30, 2000. The IDF admitted that it had hit and killed the boy. Following an investigation, however, the official army version changed: the IDF did not actually hit the boy.

But it was too late – the narrative had already gone viral.

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Leslie Brodie is a reporter, writer, blogger, activist, and a religious leader in the community.

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  1. Leslie,
    I have some documentation that I would like you to save for me, in case anything happens to me, or my computer, or the server for my website. The “search and seizure” of the Yolo Rabbi’s property, has caused me to want to pass this information onto you.

    This is important information, and I do not want it released, until I feel the time is appropriate, and give you permission.
    Currently, a investigate reporters have this information, but I don’t know if they will use it, due to an advertiser on their program.

    Would you do this for me?
    If so, please provide me with an email address to send it to. In addition, I would like the Yolo Rabbi to have this information, as I believe it is relevant to his discoveries.

    Thanks

    Mike Knell

    Posted by Mike Knell | 2013/05/16, 6:17

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