In yet another example of the horrific nature of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, the Israeli government has now brutally arrested 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi for daring to slap an Israeli soldier who was attempting to kidnap her brother.
After the video of Aheds assault on the Israeli soldier was broadcast across Israeli media, a massive social media campaign developed calling for her arrest, demonstrating the sickness that is so pervasive in Israeli society as well as in the Israeli government. Naftali Bennet, Israeli Minister of Education even called for the sixteen year old to face life imprisonment.
At approximately 3 A.M this morning, Israeli police forces invaded the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, raiding the home of the well known Tamimi family, arresting (16 year old) Ahed Tamimi.
Israeli forces turned the Tamimi household upside down, stealing phones, laptops and other electronic devices, before violently arresting the 16 year old.
Days before, a video that went viral on Facebook was plunged into the Israeli media, making Newspaper front pages and being repeatedly played throughout several TV broadcasting stations (Within Israel).
The video included Ahed Tamimi slapping and kicking at two fully armed Israeli soldiers, who had just attempted to force themselves into her home.
The 16 year old girl was, of course, painted by the Israeli press as the violent antagonist, to...