Indicting Ahed Tamimi Boosts Her Freedom Fighting Stature

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Indicting Ahed Tamimi Boosts Her Freedom Fighting Stature

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

Aged-16 Ahed is remarkable by any standard. Arresting and indicting her for slapping Israeli soldiers in response to being slapped on her family's front lawn gained her international recognition – a teenager courageously confronting belligerently intrusive soldiers representing a ruthless apartheid state.

Human rights lawyer, political activist Gabi Lasky represents Ahed, her mother Nariman, and cousin Nour, defending them against phony charges certain to bring convictions – the way all police states operate, Israel one of the worst.

Guilt by accusation is standard practice for Palestinians. Exoneration rarely happens once charges are made.

For over a decade, Lasky defended freedom-fighting Palestinians, prosecuted for challenging illegal occupation harshness.

Virtually always, trials in military courts turn out the sam
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