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    About a year ago, Iman al-Hams, a 13-year-old Palestinian school girl, wandered into the security zone surrounding an Israeli camp near the Rafah refugee camp in Gaza. Israeli soldiers who saw her reported to their commander that (from the recorded radio transmission) “a little girl,” apparently lost and “scared to death,” was in the security zone and was carrying a school bag. There was always the possibility that the bag contained a bomb, but Iman was over 100 yards from the Israeli security positions, well outside of the lethal area of a bomb blast.

    Soldiers opened fire. Iman dropped her school bag and tried to leave the area. The bag was hit several times by rifles fire, confirming that it did not contain a bomb. As Iman tried to leave she was hit by fire from one of the posts and fell.

    At this point an Israeli officer, identified only as “Captain R,” led a detachment of soldiers out of the base into the security area, in his own words “going a little nearer, forward, to confirm the kill.” He approached Iman and, according to witnesses, shot her twice in the head, turned to walk away, turned back and emptied the magazine of his assault rifle into her body. The post-mortem examination showed at least seventeen wounds. At no time in the entire incident was any hostile action taken against any Israeli soldier.

    “Captain R” then transmitted the following to the troops under his command: “Anything that moves in the zone, even if it ...


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    It says the Israeli leadership eventually will support that sort of action as it is clear he was eventually cleared of his choice of action.

    Sad that the girl was innocent. Bottom line truth, the people wishing to see Israel dead would not hesitate to arm little girls.

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