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March 21, 2003

Pro-Palestinian American activist wounded in clash with IDF
Another foolish "idealist" gets in the way and is injured byIDF

A pro-Palestinian American activist was wounded by rubber bullets fired by a border policeman during a confrontation with dozens of stone-throwing youths in Nablus on Thursday.

Eric Williams Howanietz, 21, of Chicago, is a member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), which opposes Israeli policies in the territories through nonviolent means. And the rest gives a pro-Palestinian perspective. What does "non violent mean" suggest when rocks are being thrown by Arabs and Israelis do their job in response? [more]