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Palestinian Girl’s Detention Raises Rights Concerns

Tomorrow, an Israeli military court will put on trial Ahed Tamimi, a 17-year-old Palestinian girl whose rights a military judge has already disregarded. Expand Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi enters a military courtroom escorted by Israeli Prison Service personnel at Ofer Prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, January 1, 2018.  © 2018 Reuters Tamimi’s village, Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, is the site of weekly protests by Palestinians over confiscated land. On December 15, two soldiers entered her family’s front yard. She slapped and shoved them, but they did not report the…

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