Intifada Victim's Family Enjoys Rewards of Fame

(Times - UK) - On September 30, 2000, 12-year-old Muhammad al-Dura was killed in full view of television cameras at Gaza's Netzarim junction. Extensive investigations by the Israeli Army and the German ARD television network concluded that the fatal shots were fired by Palestinians. Nevertheless, the al-Dura family is now financially comfortable, with money, awards, and invitations pouring in from Iraq, Iran, and other Arab countries eager to fete the first family of the intifada.

2002-07-15 00:00:00

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