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

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 […]

Ahed Tamimi Speaks of Her Struggle: “All I Wish Is for Palestine to Be Free”

Ahed Tamimi Speaks of Her Struggle: “All I Wish Is for Palestine to Be Free”

Palestine/Israel In late 2016, investigative journalist Abby Martin had the opportunity to interview 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi. The two discussed the hardships of living under Israeli occupation as well as Tamimi’s future aspirations. It quickly becomes apparent why her oppressors are attempting to silence the teen and her family. by Emma Fiala Let’s block ads! (Why?) […]

Why Is The West Praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed Tamimi?

Why Is The West Praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed Tamimi?

Palestinian Resistance There has been a curious lack of support for Ahed from Western feminist groups, human rights advocates and state officials who otherwise present themselves as the purveyors of human rights and champions of girls’ empowerment.Ahed, like Malala, has a substantial history of standing up against injustices. by Al Jazeera Let’s block ads! (Why?) […]