17 year-old Ahed Tamimi is brought to a courtroom inside Ofer military prison near Jerusalem, Dec. 28, 2017. Tamimi was arrested last week for slapping two Israeli soldiers who shot her 15-year old cousin in the face. She faces charges of attacking soldiers. (AP/Mahmoud Illean)
Palestine/Israel

Ahed Tamimi Speaks of Her Struggle: “All I Wish Is for Palestine to Be Free”

In late 2016, investigative journalist Abby Martin had the opportunity to interview 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi. The two discussed the hardships of living under Israeli occupation as well as Tamimi’s future aspirations. It quickly becomes apparent why her oppressors are attempting to silence the teen and her family.