Ahed Tamimi’s Detention Extended

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Ahed Tamimi's Detention Extended

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Iconic Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi represents a new generation of Palestinian resistance against brutal Israeli occupation.

Lawlessly arrested on December 19 for challenging Israeli soldiers on her family's property, slapping one hard in the face in response to being slapped, an Israeli kangaroo military court extended her detention for the third time on Thursday – five more days ahead of charges coming to keep her imprisoned much longer.

According to Israel's military advocate general, she and her mother Nariman face charges of "assaulting a soldier, harming the security of the area (their front lawn), incitement and other felonies," court documents stated.

Other charges may be added related to their involvement in protesting occupation harshness. Israel targeted Nariman as well for posting the slapping incident video gone vira
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