Collateral Damage

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Maryia Aman, a six-year-old Palestinian paralysed from the neck down when the car she was travelling in was caught in a missile attack on a leader of the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza, is accompanied by her father Hamdi  to a hearing at Israel's Supreme Court in Jerusalem July 8, 2008. Amin is fighting an order to move her from a rehabilitation centre in Israel to the occupied West Bank.The Defence Ministry, which has covered Maria's medical expenses and sponsored her father and younger brother to live with her at a Jerusalem hospital, has been seeking since last year to send her to Ramallah's Abu Raya Rehabilitation Centre. Photo by Quique Kierszenbaum