Israeli Boy Campaigns against Border Mines

Music Video of the Week, 12 Jul 2010

Nisreen El-Shamayleh - Al Jazeera

More than 2,600 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli landmines in the past 40 years.

This is no surprise considering that more than a million mines remain active. They are scattered along Israel’s borders with Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt.

Israel has always refused to remove them, but now an 11-year-old Israeli boy is campaigning to have them cleared.

Al Jazeera’s Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports.


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