The mother of the Palestinian boy whose body
was robbed by Israel
speaks to the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet
Aftonbladet reporting team Oisin Cantwell and Urban Andersson returned to the place where it all began. This is among the events which have led ~ 17 years later ~ to today's rancorous debate between Israel and Sweden.
The image of Bilal's body was published in Aftonbladet's culture page on Monday ~ along with Donald Boströms controversial article on the Israeli body theft.
Bilal, four years older, had for two years have been chased by Israel because he defended his country.
People began to gather around the house where the soldiers were , They called in reinforcements took the body to a military helicopter that stood on the outskirts of the village and carried it to Israel.
They said the shipment with the helicopter was expensive, but why should we pay them to get back our dead as they shot to death says Jalal.
Bilal was in a black bag , He had no teeth in the mouth. The body was ripped up from the neck down to the stomach and then bad sewn together again as if he were a bag.
He says that life still went on. He grew up met a woman, started a family.
"It is worse for my mother. She has never ceased to suffer, always left left to wonder."