Thursday, January 22, 2009

Tom Hurndall

Above: A British peace activist going only by the name Alice cries for help as she holds her hand over the headwound of British peace activist Thomas Hurndall, who had been shot in the head moments earlier, at the start of a protest, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, April 11, 2003.
Tom Hurndall, age 21, from from north London, England, a first year photography student at Manchester Metropolitan University, had been standing between Israeli troops and Palestinian children when Israeli soldiers opened fire, according to a fellow activist from the International Solidarity Movement who witnessed the scene.

Tom Hurndall’s friends cry as doctors try to save his life at the Rafah Hospital.

Above: Peace activist Tom Hurndall is rushed into Israel's Soroka hospital in Beer Sheva, April 11, 2003, after he was shot and critically wounded by Israeli troops. Israeli troops shot the 21-year-old Briton as he was helping Palestinian children cross a street under gunfire Friday, fellow activists and hospital officials said.

Above:Two young brothers living in the home that Tom Hurndall had chosen to protect, in a photo taken by Tom on 10 April 2003.

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