Tagged: Children

I was meant to talk about Palestinian kids at the UN. Israel forced me out News & Analysis
Brad Parker, +972 Magazine

I was meant to talk about Palestinian kids at the UN. Israel forced me out

Brad Parker was invited by Belgium’s Permanent Mission to the UN to brief members of the US Security Council on Israel's violations of Palestinian children’s rights. Last, week, after immense pressure from Israel, Brad was disinvited.

on February 25, 2020
Israeli forces’ transfer of Palestinian child detainees amounts to war crime News & Analysis
Defense for Children International

Israeli forces’ transfer of Palestinian child detainees amounts to war crime

Israel transferred 33 Palestinian children from a prison in occupied Ramallah to an Israeli prison in Haifa, a move banned by International humanitarian law and international criminal law.

on January 21, 2020
My America: Susan Muaddi Darraj News & Analysis
American Writers Museum

My America: Susan Muaddi Darraj

Check out award-winning writer Susan Darraj's newly released series of children’s books Farah Rocks, featuring Farah Hajjar, a Palestinian-American girl "who loves three things: her little brother Samir, Greek mythology, and of course her rock collection."

on January 7, 2020
Trump wants to shoot asylum seekers in the legs Infographics
IMEU

Trump wants to shoot asylum seekers in the legs

Trump's brutal fantasy is Gaza's wretched reality. Israeli snipers target the legs of Palestinians marching for their rights in Gaza. At least 6,392 Palestinians have been shot in their lower limbs by Israeli forces since March 2018, the start of the Great Return March.

on October 3, 2019
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
Palestinian Activist Ahed Tamimi Released, But Experts Say Israel Has Bigger Problem Op-Eds & Analysis
Tom O'Conner, Newsweek

Palestinian Activist Ahed Tamimi Released, But Experts Say Israel Has Bigger Problem

"Ahed's detention, prosecution, plea agreement and sentence in Israel's military court system is not exceptional but provides a clear example of how Israeli military law and military courts are used to control an occupied Palestinian population."

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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