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"On its colonies [the British Empire] the sun never sets, but the blood never dries. "
(Ernest Charles Jones, May 1851)
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: 1.5%

Number of birthdays in prison: 1

Recent events
17 Mar 2018
Israeli warplanes bomb several locations in Gaza; so-called response to a bomb explosion in Gaza
13 Mar 2018
Bomb explodes beside Rami Hamdallah’s motorcade in Gaza Strip
9 Mar 2018
Israeli soldiers assassinate mentally handicapped man in Al Khalil
7 Mar 2018
Undercover agents from Israeli Border Police, disguised as journalists, storm Birzeit University campus, beating and arresting head of student council