All Further Articles for 2018-01-03
Holding A Mirror Up To A Shameful Occupation
Ahed Tamimi, 16, the fierce Palestinian girl arrested last month for confronting an IDF soldier who'd just shot her cousin in the head, has been indicted on 12 vengeful charges, from assault to incitement. Her crime, of course, is not her clumsy child's slap and kick; it's her steadfast fury, resistance, and refusal to acquiesce to a toxic Occupation. "I won’t give their actions the power to define who I am and what I’ll be," she's said. "We chose the struggle, and our struggle is just."