Since her childhood, she was famous for her courage and ability to confront the Israeli occupation soldiers. Despite her young age, she did not hesitate or back down for a moment from demonstrating against the occupation. She would stand steadfast with her eyes in their eyes, confronting them with the fact that she was the owner of the land and they were the occupiers. She was Ahed Tamimi, who was arrested by the Israeli occupation forces during her presence. In the village of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank, on charges of “incitement to terrorism.”
The little girl, Ahed Tamimi
He was known as Muhammad Tamimi, or known in the media as “Ahed TamimiShe was born on January 31, 2001, in the village of Nabi Saleh. She was famous since her childhood for defying the Israeli occupation army soldiers who assaulted her and her mother, activist Nariman Tamimi, during a peaceful anti-settlement march in August 2012.
On December 19, 2017, when Ahed turned 16, she topped the news pages for confronting occupation soldiers and slapping two armed soldiers, which caused her to be arrested while she was still a high school student at Al-Bireh Secondary School for Girls..
Ahed bites the hand of an Israeli soldier
Ahed and her mother were sent to the Israeli Sharon Prison, where they were imprisoned for eight months. They were released on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Because her story is distinctive, like that of other Palestinian activists defending their country, Ahed wrote her autobiography in cooperation with journalist Dina Takrouri.
Ahed during her arrest on one occasion
Ahed’s arrest brought to mind her patriotic stances that she had been known for since her childhood and her constant defiance of the occupation army, which was trying to silence her by arresting her, but she was liberated from its prisons stronger and braver than the first, and she had some of the courageous stances that were recorded by the cameras of various media outlets, since her participation with her parents when she was four years old. Marches and demonstrations until her recent arrest.
Ahed as a child
Ahed was keen to participate in the weekly march every Friday in the village of Nabi Saleh, raising the slogan, “Get out of our land…this land is not yours.” She hoped to study law to become a lawyer so that she could defend her homeland.
There is no wonder about the courage of the Palestinian people. She is her father, Bassem Tamimi, who studied economics at Birzeit University in Ramallah, and obtained a master’s degree in international law from the University of Barcelona. He was subjected to arrest and torture several times by the Israeli occupation, to the point that he became paralyzed from the waist down. His foot and hand due to being subjected to severe torture. Ahed’s mother is Nariman Al-Tamimi, and she obtained a high school diploma in the city of Ramallah. She was arrested more than 5 times and beaten by Israeli soldiers because she documented with her camera the crimes of the occupation in the village of Nabi Saleh. Her children are Waad, Muhammad, Salam, and Ahed..
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