Randomly-chosen quotation:
"we felt that it was highly misleading that stories with a Palestinian byline and West Bank dateline were being written by Israeli and Jewish correspondents living in Israel—that one ethnic group in the conflict actually wrote news stories purported to be by reporters from the other ethnic group in the dispute."
(Alison Weir, July 2005)
Ahed Tamimi Ahed Tamimi is a 17 year-old Palestinian activist from Nabi Saleh. She is the daughter of Bassem and Nariman Tamimi, both long-term non-violent activists against Israeli oppression. On 19 December 2017, Ahed was filmed confronting soldiers who had invaded her village, and had shot her 15 year-old cousin (Muhammed Fadel Tamimi). That same night soldiers invaded and ransacked her house, stole computers and mobile devices, and kidnapped Ahed. The following day, Nariman was also imprisoned when she came to check the status of her daughter. Her crime: uploading the video of Ahed confronting the soldiers onto Facebook.


Number of days arbitrarily imprisoned during her latest ordeal:

Percentage of Ahed Tamimi’s life in prison: 1.7%

Number of birthdays in prison: 1

 
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Recent events
19 Jun 2018
US announces it is leaving UN human rights council, calling it 'a cesspool of political bias' that targets Israel in particular while ignoring atrocities in other countries
17 Jun 2018
Haaretz reports that US administration is seeking to rehabilitate Gaza with donations from Gulf states
13 Jun 2018
racist demonstration in Israeli town against sale of home to Arab family
PA violently suppresses anti-Abbas protest in Ramallah
mid Jun 2018
Israeli military government in West Bank enacts new tactic (Military Order 1797) to help dispossess Palestinians
10 Jun 2018
Anti-Abbas protest in Ramallah
early Jun 2018
Argentina cancels Jerusalem soccer match with Israel following Palestinian pressure
30 May 2018
Israeli decides to advance, approve and issue tenders for some 3,500 settler housing units in West Bank