The Jupiter-sized blind spot of US media managed to report without mentioning that this procedure, of shooting people massing on the border in the legs has over the past 18 months become the routine Israeli policy.
The U.S.-funded Israeli military is shooting so many unarmed Palestinians that the UN is warning of an amputation crisis in Gaza.
Israel launched its heaviest airstrikes on the region since 2014, targeting scores of buildings, including the TV station Al-Aqsa TV. Israeli airstrikes also reportedly hit dozens of homes.
Known to some as the Rosa Parks of Palestine, Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians and people around the world last year.
The occupation must end, and those responsible for the slaughter must be held accountable.