by Felicity Arbuthnot
Writer, Dandelion Salad
April 4, 2013
“We have an appointment with death,
We have become familiar with our shores of despair …” — Samih al-Qasim, b. 1939
On Wednesday late evening (3rd April) and overnight, two unarmed teenagers, cousins Amer Nassar (17) and Naji Abdul-Karim Balbeisi (18) were shot dead by Israeli Defence Force troops.