Ahed Tamimi arrested after the video went viral of slapping Israeli soldiers


17-year-old Ahed Tamimi,  has been arrested by the Israeli soldiers on Tuesday after her video of slapping an Israeli solider went viral in social media. She has been  charged with 12 cases including assault and throwing stones. Tuesday  Tamimi’s house  was raided by Israeli army  and she was arrested.

The video went viral from 15 December where Tamini  is shouting, hitting and kicking armed Israeli soldiers.

The incident took place  in the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank. The Tamimi family are prominent campaigners against the Israeli military occupation of the West Bank, and Ahed as a child has been seen with symbolic protest against the arrest of her brother during her childhood.

According to the Israel’s military,  “The soldiers were doing their jobs. They were stationed for  preventing Palestinians from throwing stones at nearby motorists.”


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