#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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Réalta Ní Mhuiris
Devon Mota
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  • Claire Balliro
    signed 2018-02-20 19:00:51 -0500
  • Robin Mckee
    signed 2018-02-20 18:47:22 -0500
    Robin McKee
  • Azadeh Irani
    signed 2018-02-20 17:34:56 -0500
    Shame on Every single JEW, no matter where they are from, to stand quietly and allow themselves be represented by a demon named “Natanyahu” and the ZIONISTS.
  • Sarah Hagerman
    signed 2018-02-20 17:15:00 -0500
  • Rachel Distler
    signed 2018-02-20 17:05:30 -0500
  • Tomasz Czerwiński
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-20 07:27:37 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • Tomasz Czerwiński
    @ikarlandia tweeted link to this page. 2018-02-20 07:27:32 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink http://www.codepink.org/freeahed?recruiter_id=744016
  • Hazem Albassam
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-19 23:24:07 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • Hazem Albassam
    @albassam tweeted link to this page. 2018-02-19 23:24:04 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink http://www.codepink.org/freeahed?recruiter_id=743838
  • Hazem Albassam
    signed 2018-02-19 23:22:45 -0500
  • Zoé Dubois
    signed 2018-02-19 08:46:46 -0500
  • Sandra Zywot
    signed 2018-02-19 02:28:23 -0500
  • Chanan Brown
    signed 2018-02-19 00:35:20 -0500
  • Nahla Nasser
    signed 2018-02-18 18:35:22 -0500
  • Réalta Ní Mhuiris
    signed 2018-02-18 15:35:12 -0500
  • Devon Mota
    signed 2018-02-18 15:27:07 -0500
  • Justin Sabal
    signed 2018-02-16 18:24:43 -0500
  • Rejane Cintra
    signed 2018-02-16 00:56:08 -0500
    REJANE FLORINDA CINTRA
  • Tchavdar Pavlov
    signed 2018-02-15 14:20:20 -0500
  • Charlotte Jakes
    signed 2018-02-15 07:45:01 -0500
  • Ann Brown
    signed 2018-02-15 03:06:59 -0500
    Free Ahed now
  • David Morrow
    @MorrowWarrior tweeted link to this page. 2018-02-14 22:14:54 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink http://www.codepink.org/freeahed?recruiter_id=741260
  • David A Morrow
    signed 2018-02-14 22:14:21 -0500
    #FreeAhedTamimi; no child should have to put up with the abuses of the Israeli military prison.
  • Barbara Barefield
    signed 2018-02-14 19:56:32 -0500
  • Jonathan Bailey
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-14 19:51:25 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • Jonathan Bailey
    signed 2018-02-14 19:50:24 -0500
    Whatever your beliefs or allegiances, children should not be punished like adults by any government.
  • Jay Silva
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-14 16:01:38 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • Brant Groff
    signed 2018-02-14 15:56:48 -0500
  • Jorge Diaz
    signed 2018-02-14 12:27:05 -0500
  • Tom Bradburn
    signed 2018-02-14 12:20:02 -0500
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