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)
Child Prisoners

Rosario Dawson, Angela Davis, Cornel West Among 27 US Figures Calling for Release of Ahed Tamimi

The petition, signed by U.S. actors, academics and athletes, compared the iconic Palestinian girl to slain Black teen Trayvon Martin.