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Ahed Tamimi: ‘I Am a Freedom Fighter. I Will Not Be the Victim’ News Roundup
Oliver Holmes and Sufian Taha, The Guardian

Ahed Tamimi: ‘I Am a Freedom Fighter. I Will Not Be the Victim’

The teenage Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi has said she used her eight months in prison as an opportunity to study international law and hopes to one day lead cases against Israel in international courts.

about 2 weeks ago
Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian Teenager Who Slapped Israeli Soldier, Is Released From Jail News Roundup
Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian Teenager Who Slapped Israeli Soldier, Is Released From Jail

"I learned a lot,” Ms. Tamimi, 17, said hours after her release on Sunday from an Israeli prison, where she served an eight-month term. “I learned how to stay patient, to be in a group. I did my best to use the time to study. I came out more educated, and understand the world better than when I went in.”

about 2 weeks ago
‘Apartheid, Formalized’: Palestinians to Fight Jewish State Law News Roundup
Farah Najjar, Al-Jazeera

‘Apartheid, Formalized’: Palestinians to Fight Jewish State Law

Palestinian legislators in Israel prepare to launch series of events in protest of 'racist' nation-state bill.

about 2 weeks ago
She Slapped An Israeli Soldier and Was Sent To Prison. Now a Palestinian Teen is Free. Op-Eds & Analysis
Noga Tarnopolsky, Los Angeles Times

She Slapped An Israeli Soldier and Was Sent To Prison. Now a Palestinian Teen is Free.

Two days after her release from an Israeli jail, the 17-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi sat in her parents’ yard, wearing jeans and a tired expression, the front of her mane of blond curls tied in a bun atop her head.

about 2 weeks ago
Israel Needs to Loosen its Chokehold on Gaza to Avoid Another War Op-Eds & Analysis
Tareq Baconi, The Washington Post

Israel Needs to Loosen its Chokehold on Gaza to Avoid Another War

On Friday, Israel killed three Palestinians in response to continued protests along the Gaza border fence. Earlier this month, the most intense round of fighting since 2014 erupted after Israel further tightened its blockade, citing the damage wrought by burning kites.

about 3 weeks ago
How Ahed Tamimi Became the Symbol of Palestinian Resistance to Israeli Oppression Op-Eds & Analysis
Alice Speri, The Intercept

How Ahed Tamimi Became the Symbol of Palestinian Resistance to Israeli Oppression

As if anyone needed reminding, even on the day of her release from prison, Israeli authorities seemed to want to show Ahed Tamimi, her family, and her many supporters that they control Palestinian lives.

about 3 weeks ago
Video: Palestinian Teen Eyes Future as ‘Famous Lawyer’ News Roundup
Ian Lee, CNN

Video: Palestinian Teen Eyes Future as ‘Famous Lawyer’

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi has been freed from an Israeli prison after serving an eight-month prison sentence for slapping a soldier, according to a spokesman for Israel's Prison Authority. Tamimi's mother, Nariman Tamimi, was also released.

about 3 weeks ago
Israel’s New Nation-State Law Enshrines Apartheid Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, In These Times

Israel’s New Nation-State Law Enshrines Apartheid

While the nation-state law does not apply to Gaza, an isolated enclave that Israel has deliberately cut off from other Palestinians, both the law and the assault share a common culprit: an Israeli government that is violently bent on maintaining a regime of ethnic privilege and separation at the expense of all Palestinians, whether they live in Israel, Jerusalem, the West Bank or Gaza.

about 3 weeks ago
Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi to Be Released From Israeli Prison News Roundup
Yotam Berger and Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi to Be Released From Israeli Prison

Ahed Tamimi, a Palestinian teenager convicted of assaulting Israeli soldiers, will be released on Sunday after serving her sentence, her family said Thursday.

about 3 weeks ago