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State of Palestine: Giant portrait of jailed Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi appears in Bethlehem00:58

State of Palestine: Giant portrait of jailed Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi appears in Bethlehem

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Near Bethlehem
July 25, 2018 at 23:07 GMT +00:00 · Published

Italian artists drew a giant portrait of Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi on the Israeli separation wall near Bethlehem, Wednesday. Tamimi is currently serving a jail term for slapping an Israeli soldier during a confrontation outside her home in the West Bank.

The picture was drawn close to a portrait of Palestinian volunteer medic Razan Najjar, who was killed by Israeli forces during protests at the Gaza-Israel border in June.

Ahed Tamimi, 17, was charged with 12 offences, including assaulting security forces and incitement to violence. She was sentenced to eight months in jail.

According to reports citing her father, Tamimi is expected to be released on Sunday, though the official date of her release is in August.

State of Palestine: Giant portrait of jailed Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi appears in Bethlehem00:58
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Italian artists drew a giant portrait of Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi on the Israeli separation wall near Bethlehem, Wednesday. Tamimi is currently serving a jail term for slapping an Israeli soldier during a confrontation outside her home in the West Bank.

The picture was drawn close to a portrait of Palestinian volunteer medic Razan Najjar, who was killed by Israeli forces during protests at the Gaza-Israel border in June.

Ahed Tamimi, 17, was charged with 12 offences, including assaulting security forces and incitement to violence. She was sentenced to eight months in jail.

According to reports citing her father, Tamimi is expected to be released on Sunday, though the official date of her release is in August.

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