The village of Nabi Saleh, home to ordinary Palestinian families, has peacefully resisted Israel’s ongoing confiscation of their land for years. On Friday, the community was shattered by the senseless death of yet another of their own at the hands of Israeli forces.
Israel has sentenced Ahed Tamimi’s older brother Waed to 14 months in prison for allegedly throwing stones – just the latest Tamimi family member to be imprisoned, maimed, or killed by Israel.
Posters and yard signs call for Israel to free 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi. Below are the facts about Ahed and other Palestinian prisoners, including a video about Ahed. U.S. taxpayers give Israel $10 million per day, which gives Americans the need to become informed on this issue and to speak out when we disagree with how…
Two young Palestinian men, Abdul-Khaliq Burnat and Mohammed Tamimi, had their day in (Israeli military) court last weekend. They have much in common: they both come from prominent nonviolent activist families, both are victims – along with their families and entire towns – of collective punishment, and it looks like neither young man will be going home anytime soon.
CNN’s report on Ahed Tamimi did not inform viewers that shortly before the slapping incident an Israeli soldier had shot Ahed’s young cousin in the face. It also failed to mention that Israeli soldiers had recently killed another young Tamimi relative, and left out additional significant information. Use this form to tell CNN and Jerusalem Correspondent Oren Liebermann (an Israeli citizen), to report the full story.
A soldier shooting boy in the face from close range would normally be the focus of a news story. But this soldier was Israeli and the boy was Palestinian…
Just before Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi slapped one of the soldiers who’d invaded her yard, she learned that her 15-year-old cousin Mohammed had been shot in the head at close range. (Three articles)