Tagged: Ahed Tamimi

Palestinian Protest Icon Goes From Jail Cell to VIP Suite News & Analysis
Mohammed Daraghmeh & Josef Federman, AP News

Palestinian Protest Icon Goes From Jail Cell to VIP Suite

When Israel locked up Ahed Tamimi for slapping a soldier last year, it hoped to finally silence the teenage Palestinian activist. Instead, it created an international celebrity.

on October 29, 2018
Ahed Tamimi Freed From Israeli Prison Video Stories
Direct From: Dena Takruri, AJ+

Ahed Tamimi Freed From Israeli Prison

After her dramatic and emotional release from Israeli prison, 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi talks to Dena Takruri about the future of Palestinian resistance.

on October 10, 2018
Occupied Childhood: Ahed Tamimi Pens a Heartfelt Letter About Life in and After Prison Op-Eds & Analysis
Ahed Tamimi, Vogue Arabia

Occupied Childhood: Ahed Tamimi Pens a Heartfelt Letter About Life in and After Prison

In a heartfelt letter, 17-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi tells the story of her arrest and eight months in an Israeli prison – and the struggles she faces as a symbol of resistance.

on October 8, 2018
Palestine Under Occupation: One Village’s Resistance Video Stories
Direct From: Dena Takruri, AJ+

Palestine Under Occupation: One Village’s Resistance

Night raids, child arrests and open fire. Welcome to daily life in this tiny village in the occupied West Bank, home to Palestinian teen icon Ahed Tamimi.

on October 8, 2018
How Ahed Tamimi, a 17-year-old Palestinian Activist, Became An International Icon Op-Eds & Analysis
Alexia Underwood, Vox

How Ahed Tamimi, a 17-year-old Palestinian Activist, Became An International Icon

Ahed Tamimi, a 17-year-old Palestinian girl who spent eight months in an Israeli prison for slapping two Israeli soldiers, was set free this week. By the time she got out, the feisty blue-eyed teen with the wild mane of golden curls had been transformed into an icon of the Palestinian resistance movement.

on August 3, 2018
Palestinian Protest Icon Ahed Tamimi Released From Israeli Prison in Jubilant Scenes News Roundup
Lawahez Jabari, Saphora Smith and Associated Press, NBC News

Palestinian Protest Icon Ahed Tamimi Released From Israeli Prison in Jubilant Scenes

Ahed Tamimi, 17, was met by banners, cheers and Palestinian flags as she entered her occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, after spending eight months in Israeli prison for obstructing the work of and attacking Israeli soldiers.

on August 3, 2018
Palestinian Teen Protest Icon Released From Israeli Prison News Roundup
Merrit Kennedy and Daniel Estrin, NPR

Palestinian Teen Protest Icon Released From Israeli Prison

Seventeen-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi has been released from Israeli prison after serving an eight-month sentence for slapping Israeli soldiers during a confrontation that went viral on the Internet. The teen has become a symbol of resistance for many Palestinians; for many Israelis, she's seen as a provocateur.

on August 3, 2018
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.

on August 3, 2018
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.”

on August 3, 2018
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