'My son lived a worthwhile life' Emine Saner in The Guardian - In April 2003, 21-year old Tom Hurndall was shot in the head in Gaza by an Israeli soldier as he tried to save the lives of three small children. Nine months later, he died, having never recovered consciousness. Emine Saner talks to his mother Jocelyn about her grief, her fight to make the Israeli army accountable for his death and the book she has written in his memory. more
Israel: Fear for Safety Amnesty International - Human rights defenders working in the Occupied Territories are at risk of attack by Israeli settlers. Amnesty International is concerned at the latest such attack against those who seek through their presence to afford protection to Palestinians and to bear witness to the abuses perpetrated against them by Israeli settlers in the area. more
Tom Hurndall Obituary Carl Arrindell in The Guardian of London - In the spring of 2002, Tom Hurndall made a journey around Europe, which then took him on to Egypt and Jordan. He was young, a soon-to-be student, interested in philosophy – and most interested in the contrast between cultures. It was a formative experience. Indeed, an abiding image for his friends is of Tom, who has died aged 22, on his motorcycle, cigarette in hand, riding into the Egyptian desert.
Soldier who shot Briton admits lying Chris McGreal in the UK Guardian - The Israeli soldier on trial for killing the British peace activist Tom Hurndall in the Gaza Strip has admitted he was lying when he said his victim was carrying a gun, but said he was under orders to open fire even on unarmed people.
The Death of Tom Hurndall
It is with great sadness that If Americans Knew shares with you the news of the passing away of Tom Hurndall. Tom, 22, had been shot in the head by an Israeli sniper nine months before, while trying to escort several small children to safety in Rafah, Gaza Strip, Occupied Palestine.
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