Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Documented: In Gaza protests, Israeli troops aim for the legs


Photographer Felipe Dana, global enterprise/Irbil, for a compelling set of photos, accompanying a story by Todd Pitman, documenting Palestinians wounded by Israeli gunfire during protests on the Gaza Strip. For eight months, Israeli snipers have targeted one part of the body more than any other – the legs. Israel says it is considers firing at the lower limbs an act of restraint as it responds to assaults on its frontier by Palestinians armed with stones, grenades and firebombs.

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