Israeli court extends detention of Ahd Tamimi for 4th time

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Rally calls for the release of Ahed Tamini

Her family says Israeli troops had seriously wounded a 15-year-old cousin in clashes in the village earlier that day, and that word of the incident had set her off. Charges include stone-throwing, incitement and making threats and relate to five other incidents, as well as the events in the video.

The upshot of all this is that the military prosecution is nearly never required to go to trial, where it would have to prove the defendant's guilt.

2018), a military judge approved the prosecution's request to remand 'Ahed and Nariman Tamimi in custody.

Ahed has been hailed as a hero by Palestinians for standing up to Israel's occupation of the West Bank.

Nour is charged with allegedly assaulting a soldier and interfering with a soldier's duties. However, Ahed and Nariman have remained imprisoned since their arrests on December 19.

Footage from last month's encounter in Nabi Saleh shows Ahed and Nour approaching two Israeli soldiers, then shoving, kicking and slapping them, while filming on their cellphones.

Lasky slammed Israel and the courts hearing the case as all part of an "occupation" which she said stomps on "international law principles such as those stemming from the Convention on the Rights of the Child.and do not think about "what is in the best interests" of minors" like Tamimi. The armed soldiers do not respond in the face of what appears to be an attempt to provoke them.

They move backwards after Nariman arrives and she begins pushing the soldiers herself.

Following the arrests, Israeli Minister of Education Naftali Bennet, who leads the right-wing religious party Jewish Home, said: "The women seen assaulting Israeli soldiers in the video should finish their lives in jail".

Nabi Saleh - 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Ramallah - has been a frequent staging ground for clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians, specifically members of the Tamimi family, which has a history of involvement in highly publicized clashes with the IDF.

Tamimi and her family attack a soldier who they claimed tried to detain her brother. The Israeli army routinely uses excessive force against protesters and bystanders, and has in many cases deliberately damaged private property.

"International human rights abuse is the hallmark of what the Israelis have been doing for many, many years against the Palestinian people", Martina Anderson said. On Monday, Amnesty International issued a statement demanding that Israel release the 16-year-old.

Tamimi s lawyer Gaby Lasky argued in court that her continued detention violates worldwide conventions since she is a minor. The hearing, which was held at Ofer Military Court, is a prime example - one of many thousands - of how rather than serving justice, Israel's military court system is a major tool of oppression serving Israel's control over Palestinians in the Occupied Territories.

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