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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Ahed Tamimi's Occupied Childhood
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Aged-17, Tamimi is world famous. Courageous activism begun at age-10 made her one of the most extraordinary figures of our time.
Fearlessly and redoubtably she's challenging lawless Israeli occupation harshness, its ruthless apartheid rule, its contempt for Palestinian rights, its endless state-terror against them.
She was unlawfully imprisoned for over seven months for slapping a heavily armed abusive Israeli soldier in response to being slapped after demanding IDF forces leave her family property where they don't belong.
"(E)xtremely happy" to be free, her joy was tempered by thousands of other Palestinians politically imprisoned in Israeli gulag hell.
Expressing their sentiment, she "call(ed) for national unity inside Palestine; for the people of Palestine to remain strong and united in their resistance; and for everyo
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