#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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nimatullah khan
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Kay T
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Mary McCarthy
Steven Gilmore
David Febo
Sharon Tyson
Tom Klammer
Aziza Okab
Fatima Rajwani
Stance Lane
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Dr Mohibullah Durrani
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  • nimatullah khan
    signed 2018-02-26 19:47:14 -0500
  • Sara Chambers-Moss
    signed 2018-02-26 18:30:59 -0500
  • Janice ward
    signed 2018-02-26 17:26:40 -0500
  • John Trocmé
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-26 17:11:38 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • john trocmé
    signed 2018-02-26 17:11:10 -0500
  • Djurdjica Corak
    signed 2018-02-26 15:03:29 -0500
    Free Ahed!
  • luise Levy
    signed 2018-02-26 12:45:00 -0500
    Arresting and incarcerating children is immoral and illegal.
  • Sammer Haddad
    signed 2018-02-26 12:16:10 -0500
    Free Ahed you filthy bastards!
  • Kay T
    signed 2018-02-26 12:10:45 -0500
    Outrageous! The treatment of Ahed Tamimi and her family is inhuman, immoral and totally unjust.
  • Tríona O'Donnell
    signed 2018-02-26 11:34:17 -0500
    If Israel needs to throw a little Palestinian girl in jail for talking back to and slapping fully grown armed men who shot her cousin and invaded her home, then Israel should no longer hold authority over these people.
  • Mary McCarthy
    signed 2018-02-26 11:23:53 -0500
  • Steven Gilmore
    signed 2018-02-26 11:14:28 -0500
  • David Febo
    signed 2018-02-26 00:26:56 -0500
  • sharon tyson
    @cherryames1949 tweeted link to this page. 2018-02-25 22:19:05 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink http://www.codepink.org/freeahed?recruiter_id=469478
  • Sharon Tyson
    signed 2018-02-25 22:18:42 -0500
  • Tom Klammer
    signed 2018-02-25 19:23:10 -0500
  • Aziza Okab
    signed 2018-02-25 05:36:38 -0500
  • Fatima Rajwani
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-25 05:24:42 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • Fatima Rajwani
    signed 2018-02-25 05:24:13 -0500
  • Qanni Katifa
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-24 23:28:38 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • Qanni Katifa
    @katifa tweeted link to this page. 2018-02-24 23:28:36 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink http://www.codepink.org/freeahed?recruiter_id=10825
  • Stance Lane
    signed 2018-02-24 23:28:16 -0500
    Free the freedom fighter Ahed! Free Palestine
  • john merrick
    signed 2018-02-24 22:17:16 -0500
    boycott divest sanction end apartheid in israel

    #freeahedtamimi #freepalestinianprisoners #freepalestine
  • Patricia McVeigh
    signed 2018-02-24 16:49:18 -0500
  • Matt Duran
    signed 2018-02-21 19:48:55 -0500
  • Margaret Higgins
    signed 2018-02-21 16:11:01 -0500
  • Matthew Watts
    signed 2018-02-21 12:28:03 -0500
  • David Garrido
    signed 2018-02-21 03:17:57 -0500
    there’s only one right thing to do, free Ahed now!
  • Dr Mohibullah Durrani
    signed 2018-02-20 22:51:42 -0500
    Free Ahed!
  • claire gendron
    signed 2018-02-20 21:10:05 -0500
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