#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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  • Yasuhiro Miyake
    signed 2018-02-06 20:26:50 -0500
  • Frédéric Fellmann
    signed 2018-02-06 15:57:36 -0500
    No more apartheid!
  • Jos Beckers
    signed 2018-02-06 12:28:58 -0500
  • Naxhije Muca
    signed 2018-02-06 06:17:26 -0500
    ….. SHE DID WHAT GOD HAS ORDERED TO DO… TO PROTECT HERSELF….
  • Kathleen Keske
    signed 2018-02-05 19:12:30 -0500
  • Anton Grambihler
    signed 2018-02-05 18:10:17 -0500
    Israel should not be treating people as the Nazis would.
  • Karen Anderson
    signed 2018-02-05 12:07:05 -0500
  • Nicole Hazard
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-05 11:25:01 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • Mohammad Al-Shafie
    signed 2018-02-05 10:12:57 -0500
  • John White
    signed 2018-02-05 08:38:54 -0500
  • eve steadman
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-05 06:34:14 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink
  • eve steadman
    @EveSteadman tweeted link to this page. 2018-02-05 06:34:10 -0500
    #FreeAhed immediately! No teenage girl should endure abuse & humiliation under harsh #occupation. via @codepink http://www.codepink.org/freeahed?recruiter_id=742709
  • eve steadman
    signed 2018-02-05 06:33:34 -0500
    I would like to see more of the movement to Boycott Israel. Can’t we do more to get this off the ground?
  • Neale Lee
    signed 2018-02-05 03:47:44 -0500
  • John Winstanley
    signed 2018-02-05 02:03:52 -0500
    It is just over 70 years since kristalnacht in Germany and the rise of the Nazi party/SS/gestapo whose sole aim was to annihilate all european Jews.Do not act like them with a view to eliminating all with a different viewpoint and learn tolerance.Remember JHVH EMETH SHALOM.
  • Elizabeth Molchany
    signed 2018-02-05 01:23:04 -0500
  • Iman Kawa
    signed 2018-02-04 13:47:20 -0500
  • Monique Baussan
    signed 2018-02-04 12:26:03 -0500
    Monique Baussan
  • Jane Chischilly
    signed 2018-02-04 11:25:44 -0500
    SHAME ON ISRAEL FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND APARTHEID. THE WORLD CONDEMNS YOU except for a fascist few.
  • Aliyah Kadir
    signed 2018-02-04 11:22:45 -0500
  • Sarah
    signed 2018-02-04 08:48:36 -0500
  • Patricia Walker
    signed 2018-02-04 02:46:26 -0500
    Patricia l Walker
  • Jordan Capener
    signed 2018-02-04 02:40:28 -0500
  • Kendy Saud
    signed 2018-02-04 00:05:17 -0500
  • Fahima Jahan
    signed 2018-02-03 21:10:05 -0500
    Free Ahed!!!
  • William Tucker
    signed 2018-02-03 19:30:33 -0500
    This is one of the reasons Israeli Government & those that support them are losing the support & respect of the International Community.#FreeAhed
  • Tom Black
    signed 2018-02-03 19:08:30 -0500
    Cowards and bullies afraid of children. BDS and stop All aid to Israel.
  • John Rivers
    signed 2018-02-03 16:31:21 -0500
    John Rivers
  • John Nield
    signed 2018-02-03 15:49:17 -0500
  • Gerry Armstrong
    signed 2018-02-03 15:47:01 -0500
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