A kid throwing a rock at you can ruin your whole day. Especially a teenager.
I would submit that if I threw a rock at the head of a cop here in the States, I'd get shot to.
Suicide by cop. Anyone stupid enough to attack a cop or a soldier deserves what they get.
What about invading occupying soldiers? The Palestinians have a duty, as patriots, to riot and cause trouble against occupying soldiers. The typical American consumer of television is clueless as to what the West Bank actually is.