#FreeAhed

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No one should have to live under the rule of an occupying army. No one should have to pass through checkpoints on their way to school, watch their family members be shot, or have their homes invaded in the middle of the night. Two weeks ago, 16-year-old Palestinian girl, Ahed Tamimi, couldn’t take it anymore. This time when soldiers came to enter her home, she stood up and pushed back. She screamed and slapped the soldiers.

For the damage Ahed caused to their sense of masculinity, Israel is exacting revenge. Ahed has spent the past week and a half in various Israeli prisons. Most of her time has been in a freezing cold isolation cell with a camera monitoring her every move. Tomorrow as she appears in court, we are demanding of Netanyahu that she be released immediately.

Israeli leaders want extreme punishments for Ahed. Israeli Education Minister Neftali Bennett has said she and her family “should spend the rest of their lives in prison.” Israeli journalist Ben Caspit called for her to be sexually assaulted, saying, “we should exact a price at some other opportunity, in the dark, without witnesses and cameras.Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman said she and her family must “get what they deserve.

The ill-treatment of Palestinian women prisoners, including various forms of sexual violence, is well documented. Now, leaders of Israeli society are publicly declaring that a 16-year-old girl should be raped! Netanyahu must release Ahed Tamimi immediately!

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To Prime Minister Netanyahu:

We demand the immediate release of Ahed Tamimi. Every young girl has the right to stand up and keep a soldier from entering her home. It is the soldiers who are criminalsnot the women.

Ahed is a 16-year-old Palestinian girl. She is in imminent danger of being abused, humiliated, or worse if we don't get her out fast. Ben Caspit, an Israeli writer, has already called for her rape. Sexual torture by the State of Israel is a vile crime against humanity. We demand the immediate release and safety of Ahed & her family.

Sincerely,

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Jim Freeberg
Mark King
Gerry Henkel
ian Stewart
Franz Kurz
Rob Gordon
Dean Mattson
Mark D'world
Syed Raza
Flávio Trindade
Danny Hurley
Janice Holmes
Auke Meijlof
Samsam Farah
Judy Houston
Cynthia Papermaster
Hesham Massarweh
Janus Lupin
Chantal Nasrallah
Glenn Roddy
Naomi Berg
Stathis Prassas
Maggie Bartlett
Jon Grams
Car Mac
James Trembulak
Marita Mayer
Hector Fattorini
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  • Jim Freeberg
    signed 2018-02-01 19:42:35 -0500
  • Mark King
    signed 2018-02-01 18:54:16 -0500
  • Gerry Henkel
    signed 2018-02-01 17:07:04 -0500
  • ian Stewart
    signed 2018-02-01 16:05:40 -0500
    All children must be freed.Violent soldiers must be dealt with.When armed gangs burst into your house it;s normal that you get angry. If you, part of a violent gang, get upset when you get slapped, then you’re out of touch with reality. FREE AHED TAMIMI NOW.
  • Franz Kurz
    signed 2018-02-01 15:37:53 -0500
  • Rob Gordon
    signed 2018-02-01 13:42:00 -0500
    Her Right To Be Free!!!
  • Dean Mattson
    signed 2018-02-01 13:10:30 -0500
  • Mark D'world
    signed 2018-02-01 11:40:48 -0500
  • Syed Raza
    signed 2018-02-01 08:50:07 -0500
    syed . Leave her alone, leave her free to go. You have no right to handcuff and detain her. Leave her land, it does not belong to you.
  • Flávio Trindade
    signed 2018-02-01 07:00:21 -0500
  • Danny Hurley
    signed 2018-02-01 06:18:45 -0500
    No comment!
  • Janice Holmes
    signed 2018-02-01 05:41:12 -0500
  • Auke Meijlof
    signed 2018-02-01 04:43:20 -0500
  • Samsam Farah
    signed 2018-02-01 03:59:56 -0500
  • Judy Houston
    signed 2018-02-01 02:50:43 -0500
  • Cynthia Papermaster
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-01 01:19:07 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • Cynthia Papermaster
    @cpapermaster tweeted link to this page. 2018-02-01 01:19:03 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink http://www.codepink.org/freeahed?recruiter_id=60195
  • Cynthia Papermaster
    signed 2018-02-01 01:17:27 -0500
  • Hesham Massarweh
    signed via 2018-02-01 00:38:43 -0500
    Massarweh
  • Janus Lupin
    signed 2018-02-01 00:26:12 -0500
  • Chantal Nasrallah
    signed via 2018-02-01 00:15:56 -0500
    I do it because I don’t accept this conditions for my daughters.

    Good luck
  • Glenn Roddy
    signed 2018-01-31 23:53:51 -0500
    It is tragic that you feel the need to punish Ahed for standing her ground against IDF thugs. Karma will come for you and boy howdy … she ain’t gonna play nice!
  • Naomi Berg
    signed 2018-01-31 23:14:38 -0500
  • Stathis Prassas
    signed 2018-01-31 22:59:05 -0500
    This girl teaches us all how to`fight for a better life.She has us already unified and organized,in some grade,`worldwide.Mr Netanyahu you better let her go now
  • Maggie Bartlett
    signed 2018-01-31 22:38:44 -0500
    Maggie Bartlett
  • Jon Grams
    signed 2018-01-31 22:25:12 -0500
    Jon Grams
  • Car Mac
    signed 2018-01-31 22:25:09 -0500
    No human being should be treated less than another
  • James Trembulak
    signed 2018-01-31 20:17:00 -0500
    Israel is afraid of little girls. ha ha
  • Marita Mayer
    signed 2018-01-31 18:44:52 -0500
  • Hector Fattorini
    signed 2018-01-31 18:21:47 -0500
    Dear Mr Netanyahu,


    Abusing Ahed is a vile crime against humanity. Do the right thing one in your life.
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