The Take
The Take
Dec 16, 2020
20 in 2020: In Palestine, from prison to pandemic
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Ahed Tamimi was just 16 when she slapped an Israeli soldier in her village in the Occupied West Bank. She served eight months in Israeli prison and became an icon of Palestinian resistance to some, and a troublemaker and provocateur to others. Now she is almost 20, and rather than being out at university or protesting with her village, she’s been stuck inside four walls at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. And outside Palestine, a lot has changed, as Arab countries continue to normalize relations with Israel.

This episode is the second in our series, 20 in 2020 — a snapshot of a global generation coming of age in an unprecedented year.

In this episode:

Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian activist

For more:

Ahed Tamimi: Palestine's freedom fighter | AJ+

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