The Day of Muhammad’s Funeral
This has been the daily situation every day in East Jerusalem and other occupied areas since Muhammad Abu Khdeir had been found burned alive in the Jerusalem forest. The killing of Muhammad was as retaliation for the murder of the three Isreali settlers.
These photos were taken on Friday the fourth of July, the day of Muhammad’s funeral.
©Alaa Ghosheh, Jerusalem 2014
Young Palestinian men gathered on the roof of the destroyed tram-station stop ‘Shu’afat’ waiting for any news on the arrival of the body of Muhammad Abu Khdeir.
Men praying in the streets on the first Friday of Ramadan, Shu’afat, awaiting for Muhammad’s body to be released.
Palestinian youth preparing to clash with the Israeli forces
A relative of Muhammad cleans his grave at the family cemetery in Shu’afat
A man lighting fireworks on the roof of the mosque when the body arrived after hours of waiting
Muhammad is here laid to rest in his grave after being hold for two days by the Israeli authorities for autopsy where was established that he was burned alive
A woman crying during Muhammad’s funeral
Clashes with the Israeli forces started near the entrance of Shu’afat
A man climbing a traffic light pole to kick off the traffic lights one by one
Palestinian protestors gathering behind a house close to where the clashes are taking place
A young man gathering stones to throw
A moment of rest after the clashes calmed down a little by the end of the day