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‘I’m Child of Israeli Occupation’: Ahed Tamimi Pens Emotional Letter in Vogue

    ‘I’m Child of Israeli Occupation’: Ahed Tamimi Pens Emotional Letter in Vogue

The 17-year-old icon of Palestinian resistance, Ahed Tamimi penned an emotional letter about her life in and after prison which was published in the October 2018 issue of Vogue Arabia. The young activist from Nabi Saleh village in the occupied West Bank was jailed for eight months for slapping two Israeli occupation soldiers who were harassing her…

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Spanish Soccer Team Honors Palestinian Icon Ahed Tamimi in Madrid

    Spanish Soccer Team Honors Palestinian Icon Ahed Tamimi in Madrid

The 17-year-old Palestinian icon, Ahed al-Tamimi, who was imprisoned for eight months in an Israeli prison, was honoured by the Spanish soccer club Real Madrid, on Saturday, after being invited to visit the team’s home stadium. Ahed arrived at Real Madrid’s home field of Santiago Bernabeu hours before the anticipated derby match between the club…

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Ahed Tamimi Speaks at Greek Communist Party Event About Palestinian Resistance

    Ahed Tamimi Speaks at Greek Communist Party Event About Palestinian Resistance

Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old face of Palestinian resistance, spoke about Palestine and its struggle on Saturday in Greece at a press conference organized by the Communist Youth of Greece (widely known by its Greek acronym KNE). KNE’s Culture and Youth Creation conference saw the participation of Ahed and Palestinian Ambassador to Greece Marwan Tubasi. The…

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Ahed Tamimi Finally Travels to France Despite Israeli Obstacles

    Ahed Tamimi Finally Travels to France Despite Israeli Obstacles

Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian resistance icon, traveled to France for a debate on Friday. The young resistance leader was invited by L’Humanité newspaper and the French Communist party, or PCF, to participate in an event organized by Association France Palestine Solidarite. Ahed spoke Sunday at the Fete de L’Humanité (Festival of Humanity) which is organized annually by the PCF and…

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Ahed Tamimi Comes Home to Great Joy but Also Reminders of Pain

  Ahed Tamimi Comes Home to Great Joy but Also Reminders of Pain

NABI SALEH, PALESTINE  — “All Palestine’s Children are Ahed Tamimi,” Nariman Tamimi said in an interview after the much-publicized mother and daughter were released from an Israeli prison on July 29. Ahed Tamimi’s mother said this in response to the tremendous amount of coverage that her daughter’s arrest and subsequent release received. Nariman said that,…

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Ahed Tamimi’s Hard Earned Heros’ Welcome

  Ahed Tamimi’s Hard Earned Heros’ Welcome

When they left prison on Sunday Ahed Tamimi and her mother Nariman received a hard-earned heros’ welcome from Palestinians and others opposed to Israel’s occupation and colonization of Palestinian lands seized in 1948 and enlarged by the Israeli army in 1967. Ahed was 16 years old last December when an Israeli soldier shot her cousin in the…

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Ahed Tamimi, Renowned 17-Year-Old Palestinian Resister, Freed from Israeli Prison after Eight Months

  Ahed Tamimi, Renowned 17-Year-Old Palestinian Resister, Freed from Israeli Prison after Eight Months

Bassem Tamimi told the Anadolu Agency earlier this week that he expected his 17-year-old daughter to be released from an Israeli prison on Sunday, July 29. Bassem’s prediction came true when, 21 days short of fulfilling her eight-month jail term, Ahed Tamimi walked free. Ahed with her father, Bassem Tamimi! #NabiSaleh pic.twitter.com/MvE9RTAvOX — مريم البرغوثي…

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Mandela’s Grandson to Honor Ahed Tamimi with Award for Her Bravery in Resisting Israeli Oppression

  Mandela’s Grandson to Honor Ahed Tamimi with Award for Her Bravery in Resisting Israeli Oppression

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — After her release from an Israeli prison on Sunday, renowned Palestinian teen-activist Ahed Tamimi has been invited to South Africa to receive an award honoring the 17-year-old for her bravery and continued resistance to the Israeli military occupation of Palestine’s West Bank. The award was announced by Zwelivelile “Mandla” Mandela,…

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Israel Forces Just Killed 21-Year-Old Izz Al-Din Tamimi, Relative of Ahed

  Israel Forces Just Killed 21-Year-Old Izz Al-Din Tamimi, Relative of Ahed

Twenty-one-year old Izz Al-Din Tamimi was shot dead by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh today. Anti-settlement activist from Nabi Saleh, Bilal Tamimi, said that Israeli occupation forces prevented Palestinian medical teams from reaching the youth to help him before he was taken away by the soldiers, according to WAFA. An…

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Ahed Tamimi Showed Us How Social Media Can Influence Wars

  Ahed Tamimi Showed Us How Social Media Can Influence Wars

In December 2017, a then 16-year-old Palestinian girl named Ahed Tamimi was filmed slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier outside her family home in the occupied West Bank. She had just heard that her 14-year-old cousin Muhammad had been shot in the head with a rubber bullet. Tamimi then faced up to 10 years in prison on…

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