Imprisoned for being Arab: The proof

Yifat in court for Ahed

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi was arrested for slapping a soldier who invaded her house. As the military court decided to hold her in prison until the end of her trial, she was forced to sign a plea bargain, accepting 8 months in prison, instead of enduring longer imprisonment while being tried.

On March 21, during Tamimi’s trial in the “Ofer” military court, a Jewish activist woman slapped the prosecutor, a high ranking officer. She was arrested, but on the next day the remand judge in Jerusalem ordered her release. Her actual released was delayed pending appeal, which was repelled on next day in the district court.

In the court the brave activist represented herself and said she is as dangerous as Ahed Tamimi and doesn’t want to be treated differently for being Jewish. She was released anyway.

(Drawing by Iris Bar)

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