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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
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.

on August 3, 2018
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.

on July 31, 2018
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.

on July 27, 2018
Join the al-Lahham Family for Iftar in Gaza Photo Essays
Mohammed Zaanoun, IMEU

Join the al-Lahham Family for Iftar in Gaza

Ramadan is a sacred time of year for devout Muslims. The holy month began days after the Israeli military killed 62 protesters in Gaza’s Great Return March. Despite the sorrow over the killings, and despite the ongoing suffering Palestinians in Gaza experience due to the Israeli-imposed blockade, four hours daily of electricity, lack of drinking water, and chronic unemployment — families in Gaza still mark Ramadan with devotion, and with dignity.

on June 14, 2018
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