2001 Photo Contest, General News, 2nd prize

Amit Shabi


13 October, 2000

An Israeli border policeman argues with a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem. The man had been refused entry to the al-Aqsa mosque for Friday prayers during Ramadan. Israeli security forces prevented Palestinian men under the age of 45 from attending prayers following unrest in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Amit Shabi

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