Slap heard 'round the world: Teenager becomes symbol of Palestinian resistance

Slap heard 'round the world: Teenager becomes symbol of Palestinian resistance

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NABI SALEH, West Bank — The online footage of a 16-year-old Palestinian girl, Ahed Tamimi, slapping and punching armed Israeli soldiers towering over her reverberated around the world.




Image: Ahed Tamimi

Ahed Tamimi stands for the beginning of her trial in the Israeli military court at Ofer military prison in the West Bank village of Betunia.