Faris Odeh

Palestinian activist

Faris Odeh (3 December 1985 – 8 November 2000)[1] was a Palestinian boy from the Israeli occupied Gaza Strip who became known as a national icon for a photograph in which he is seen throwing a stone at an Israeli tank during the Second Intifada.[2][3]


  1. "Three Palestinians, one Israeli dead as violence continues". Agence France-Presse. November 8, 2000.
  2. Delinda Curtiss Hanley (January–February 2001). "Israel's Spin-Doctors Wage War of Images and Words Against Palestinian Rock Children". Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Archived from the original on 2008-07-25. Retrieved 2007-07-16.
  3. La Guardia, Anton (2003). War without End: Israelis, Palestinians, and the Struggle for a Promised Land. Macmillan. p. 264. ISBN 978-0-312-31633-4. Archived from the original on 2017-02-15. Retrieved 2016-10-17.