My heart is torn between East and West. I live somewhere between the present and the past. I don't know who I am.


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Linah Alsaafin (left) with Ola Tamimi (center) sister of Mustafa Tamimi who was shot on the 9th of December, 2011 at close range by the Israeli military in Nabi Saleh village, Palestine (Anne Paq / ActiveStills )

“Mustafa’s sister was screaming his name. I saw Mustafa. I saw the blood, the big pool of dark red blood. I saw the blood dripping from his head to the ground as they carried him and put him in a taxi, since the ambulance was nowhere to be found. I saw other the tear-streaked faces of other activists, and all I felt was numbness.

Mustafa’s sister Ola was still screaming, so I put my arms around her as she buried her head in my chest. I was babbling, “It’s ok, he’s gonna be fine, it’s ok” but she kept on screaming. Her screams and the disturbing reactions of those around me made my legs numb. Ola then left to go to the watchtower where the taxi with her brother was, and my state of shock crumbled as I gasped out my tears in the arms of my friend.”

Read more: http://electronicintifada.net/content/no-miracle-yesterday-nabi-saleh-mustafa-tamimi-murdered/10678

We will never forgive. We will never forget.