State of Palestine: Ahed Tamimi urges 'more political pressure' for imprisoned Palestinians

Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi called for 'more political pressure' for imprisoned Palestinians to be released, speaking at a celebratory rally in the West Bank village of Nabi Salih on Saturday, on the occasion of her own release. «I hope that the support and political pressure made for me will be exhibited for other prisoners, men and women. Also, there are other issues related to the... Еще prisoners which need even more political pressure more than my own issue,» said she. Tamimi, who served an eight-month prison sentence for slapping an Israeli soldier in December 2017, addressed the celebrating crowds as various singers performed and an artist even painted a portrait of the teen, live. Tamimi was 16 at the time of her detention and faced 12 charges, including aggravated assault and incitement. In March, she accepted a plea bargain, under which she was sentenced to eight months in prison. Tamimi was released on July 29.

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