The young woman captured international attention last year when she was filmed striking Israeli military members after learning that her 15-year-old cousin had been shot by soldiers.
Tamimi uses the experience of being jailed to advantage, as have many other colonial prisoners including Mandela and Gandhi.
Ahed Tamimi returns home to a hero’s welcome in her West Bank village after Israel releases the 17-year-old from prison at the end of her eight-month sentence for slapping and kicking Israeli soldiers.
The family of prominent protester Ahed Tamimi releases a video showing an interrogator telling the then-16-year-old her relatives will be arrested if she fails to cooperate. .
Ahed Tamimi is sentenced for slapping and kicking a pair of Israeli soldiers outside her West Bank home, capping a case that sparked uproar in Israel and attracted international attention.
The high-profile case against the 17-year-old girl who slapped and punched two Israeli soldiers has drawn international attention and criticism. She now is facing an Israeli military court.
Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial for punching two Israeli soldiers during a protest in which her cousin was wounded.
Ahed Tamimi, now in jail and awaiting trial for protesting Israeli occupation of her village, was interviewed by journalist Abby Martin in 2016.
The jailed young activist is a threat to the country's entire system of power.