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Empire Files: Abby Martin Meets Ahed Tamimi -- Message From a Freedom Fighter

Friday, January 19, 2018 By Abby Martin, teleSUR | Video Interview
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Recently, the struggle for Palestinian human rights gained international attention surrounding a new icon of resistance -- 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi. While in the West Bank in late 2016, Abby Martin interviewed Ahed Tamimi about her hardships and aspirations living under occupation, and it becomes clear why her subjugators are trying to silence her voice. Her brother Waad and father Bassem also talk about their experiences with Israeli soldiers harassing their village and targeting their family.

In this exclusive episode, Abby outlines the Tamimi family's tragic tale and unending bravery in the fight for justice and equality in Palestine, and how the story of their village of Nabi Saleh is emblematic of the Palestinian struggle as a whole.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.
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Empire Files: Abby Martin Meets Ahed Tamimi -- Message From a Freedom Fighter

Friday, January 19, 2018 By Abby Martin, teleSUR | Video Interview
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
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Recently, the struggle for Palestinian human rights gained international attention surrounding a new icon of resistance -- 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi. While in the West Bank in late 2016, Abby Martin interviewed Ahed Tamimi about her hardships and aspirations living under occupation, and it becomes clear why her subjugators are trying to silence her voice. Her brother Waad and father Bassem also talk about their experiences with Israeli soldiers harassing their village and targeting their family.

In this exclusive episode, Abby outlines the Tamimi family's tragic tale and unending bravery in the fight for justice and equality in Palestine, and how the story of their village of Nabi Saleh is emblematic of the Palestinian struggle as a whole.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.