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It meant someone who was persecuted because of their faith— not someone who went out on the streets to die. I thought of St Jude boiling in hot oil, or St Peter being crucified upside down. These were the people I was taught were martyrs. The idea of someone who fought and was killed being made a martyr made no sense to me. I couldn’t ask the question in the same way when I spoke to the doctors. ’ I noticed an immediate cottage industry of poster makers. Miraculously, posters featuring a dead person’s face against a backdrop of the Dome of the Rock appeared without fail on the morning of that person’s funeral, pasted on walls and carried along with the body, which was wrapped in a Palestinian flag.
It’s heavy, I thought as I tried to carry it with one hand. It weighed about twelve kilograms. Lefteris already had a grey one and he had made me wear it on previous occasions, when we went to the Tomb for example. It used to annoy me because he needed it more than I did—I wasn’t in among the gunmen during the clashes, he was. I now also felt bad that I had a jacket as none had arrived for Mohammed or Nasser Ishtayeh.
My entire body was shaking as I stumbled down the hill, and my heart beat wildly against my rib cage. I felt completely unprepared and unprotected. Joseph’s Tomb is a small stone building with a sarcopha32 A Crazy Occupation 24/8/05 3:05 PM Page 33 30 September–10 October 2000 gus made of marble. Jews believe it holds the remains of their patriarch, Joseph, of the technicolour dreamcoat fame. Muslims say an old sheik was buried there and his name, too, was Joseph. It’s Area C surrounded by Area A—an Israeli-controlled Palestinian area inside a Palestiniancontrolled Palestinian area.