Date(s) - 6 Jan 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
There has been an international outcry over the arrest and incarceration of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi. Join us at the stall on Saturday to demonstrate solidarity with Ahed and all Palestinian child prisoners, and to add our voice to those of others around the world demanding Ahed’s fair treatment and release.
Earlier this week, an Israeli military court indicted 16-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi on 12 charges, including assaulting an Israeli soldier, interfering with a soldier’s duties, and two past instances of stone throwing.
Electronic Intifada reports that ‘Ahed has become an international focus of solidarity, and for many an icon of resistance, since Israeli occupation forces seized her from her home.’
On Saturday we’ll have a banner at the Clock Tower for a visual impact, and special leaflets to inform the public about the plight of Ahed and all child prisoners in Palestine.
We’re hoping for a strong turnout – please join us if you can. Please note the new time for the Saturday stall – 12-2pm – and don’t forget that we re-locate the stall to Waitrose in Western Road in the event of very wet weather.
There are currently no Israeli children being detained by Palestinians. However, there are some 450 Palestinian children who have been placed in detention by Israel. They are tried in military courts, brought to face the military judges in shackles – as the world saw after 16-year-old Ahed al-Tamimi was abducted in the early hours of 20 December last year.