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General News    H4'ed 7/29/18

Palestinian Ahed Tamimi freed from jail

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Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi has been released from Israeli prison after completing an eight-month sentence in a case that sparked international condemnation. Tamimi broke down in tears as an emotional crowd welcomed her in the village of Nabi Saleh on Sunday.  She was released with her mother, Nariman, who also served an eight-month sentence.  Addressing the crowd, Tamimi thanked activists and the media for their support during her prison stay.

Ahed Tamimi speaking at the The Role of Women in the Palestinian Popular Struggle Conference
Ahed Tamimi speaking at the The Role of Women in the Palestinian Popular Struggle Conference
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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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