Palestinians light candles to honor the late South African leader Nelson Mandela as they mourn in Gaza City, Gaza, Dec. 8, 2013.
A rescue worker carries a child through Gaza’s dark and sewage-filled streets.
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LEFT: Marwan Barghouti in Tel Aviv District Court on the opening day of his trial, Aug. 14, 2002; RIGHT: Nelson Mandela is released from prison, Feb. 11, 1990.
An ailing Yasser Arafat says goodbye to well-wishers as he boards a Jordanian army helicopter at his Mukata’a headquarters in Ramallah, en route to Amman and then to Paris for medical treatment, Oct. 29, 2004. He died less than two weeks later, on Nov. 11