Civil Disobedience

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
 Pro-democracy protesters hand out leaflets at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport
Now in their 10th week, the protests were sparked in June by a controversial extradition bill
Jon Queally, staff writer
Gold medalist Race Imboden of United States takes a knee during the National Anthem Ceremony in the podium of Fencing Men's Foil Team Gold Medal Match Match on Day 14 of Lima 2019 Pan American Games at Fencing Pavilion of Lima Convention Center on August 09, 2019 in Lima, Peru. (Photo: Leonardo Fernandez/Getty Images)
"Somebody has to talk about the things that are too uncomfortable to talk about...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
arrested protesters
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After eight months in prison for having the audacity to protest the brutal Israeli occupation with a childlike slap, Palestinian resistance icon Ahed Tamini, who turned 17 in custody, has been released - though not, it must be noted, really freed. In the long tradition of civility by the region's only "democracy," Israel marked her release by changing its time and location three times to avoid publicity, and arresting three artists painting a tribute mural of Tamini on their Apartheid Wall.