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Palestinian teenage girl must also during process in prison continue to

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Palestijns tienermeisje moet ook tijdens proces in gevangenis blijven

A video Palestinian girl an Israeli soldier had beaten, it must also during its process in the cell remain. That has a military court decides.

According to human rights organization Human Rights Watch, the process can take months, as the prosecutor, eighteen witnesses would recall. Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi, is already in custody since december 19.

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In a video that has been shared on social media, is to see how Ahed Tamimi two Israeli soldiers turn after a demonstration on 15 december in her village in the West Bank. The teen should be charged with twelve charges, including violence and incitement to violence, for the incident on the video footage, and previous incidents.

Symbol

Many Palestinians see the girl as an icon of the resistance against the Israeli occupation, while the Israeli public her views as a provocatrice who should be punished. The soldiers were humiliated, ” she said.

The case puts the fate of Palestinian children in the spotlight. In Israeli prisons are more than three hundred Palestinian minors, according to the Israeli ngo B’tselem that violations of the human rights reporting. The arrest of Tamimi has led to criticism of the Israeli judicial system led.

The United Nations have their concerns expressed about the captivity of the girl. “The crc is clear. The detention of children should only apply as a last resort solution, and that for a short period of time, ” says representative of the UN Mensenrechtencommissaris in Ramallah, James Heenan.

Activists

The Tamimi family is known since 2009 weekly events to organize in the village of Nabi Saleh. Ahed and her mother were last month after an incident in the village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah, was arrested. Ever since her twelfth dives in protestvideo.

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