Randomly-chosen quotation:
"Israel receives more American military aid than every other country in the world combined."
(Rosa Brooks, 5 February 2017)
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
25-28 Jun 2018
projected visit by British prince to Israel and occupied Palestinian territories
21 Jun 2018
wife of Israeli PM charged with fraud for ordering $96k worth of meals from gourmet chefs
20 Jun 2018
Allegedly, Hamas and Islamic Jihad announce that every future Israeli air strike on Gaza will be met with rocket and mortar fire into Negev
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
Israeli court rules some confessions of Jews accused of murdering Palestinians admissible, rejecting those extracted under torture
Barrage of mortars/rockets fired from Gaza to Israel
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