Activist: Ahed Tamimi’s Slap ‘Has Resonated With People Around the World’

The continued detention of 16-year-old Palestinian Ahed Tamimi demonstrates that Israel is not the democracy it claims to be, activist and co-founder of Code Pink Medea Benjamin told Radio Sputnik’s By Any Means Necessary. Tamimi was arrested last month after a viral video of her slapping two Israeli soldiers was widely circulated by media sources. “Israel is one of the few countries that calls itself a democracy and yet keeps children in indefinite detention, which is like the case right now with Ahed Tamimi, who is being kept in custody before her trial even starts.”
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