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"Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir warned today that rioters would be crushed ''like grasshoppers.'' "
(Reuters, 1 April 1988)
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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8 Apr 2018
Israeli warplanes bombed the Tiyas military airbase near Palmyra, Syria. It is the largest airbase in the country
Yet another alleged chemical weapon attack in Syria
7 Apr 2018
end of • Israel imposes closure on the West Bank and Gaza during Passover
3 Apr 2018
Hundreds of Israeli Jewish settlers storm the Ibrahimi mosque in Al Khalil, oust Palestinians, and perform Talmudic rituals
2 Apr 2018
Jewdas seder attended by Corbyn
30 Mar 2018
start of • Mass Palestinian demonstrations on the border with Gaza; 27 killed, at least 1700 injured (The March of Return)
29 Mar 2018
start of • Israel imposes closure on the West Bank and Gaza during Passover
26 Mar 2018
Enough Is Enough demonstration
US, 20 NATO and "ally" countries expelled 155+ Russian diplomats (Cold War 2.0 official starting date)
24 Mar 2018
Israeli warplanes bomb site in Gaza; so-called response
23 Mar 2018
The Taylor Force Act comes into effect