Israeli Police Wouldn't Let This Boy Go To Al-Aqsa Mosque -- Here's The Amazing Way He Responded

04/07/2014 02:28 pm ET | Updated Apr 08, 2014

Israeli police forces restricted access to Al-Aqsa mosque on Friday, March 21, due to the annual Jerusalem marathon.

But that didn't stop this little Palestinian boy from saying his prayers.


The moving photo, taken by Ahmad Gharabli, is being widely shared on social media.

The Getty caption reads:

Israeli security forces stand guard as a Palestinian boy performs Friday prayers outside Jerusalem's Old City on March 21, 2014 after Israeli police restricted access to the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on the day of the annual Jerusalem marathon.

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