Jeremy Corbyn Criticises Israel Government For Imprisoning 17 Year-Old Palestinian Girl
Labour leader criticised Israel's arrest of Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi in a video of Corbyn and a 6-year-old girl published on Twitter last week.

The 6-year-old girl of journalist Clayton Swisher, told Jeremy Corbyn: “There’s a girl in Palestine, that’s been arrested overnight,”.

Mr Corbyn thanked little girl her for her question and replied saying that the shouldn’t be in prison since children should never be in prison. “if people are standing up for their rights, then they should be allowed to do that.” Mr Corbyn added.

Ahed Tamimi, a 16-year-old girl was arrested by the Israeli army in the West Bank after she was seen in the viral video that emerged earlier this month shouting, pushing, slapping Israeli soldiers, who do not respond her confrontational tactics.

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An Israeli Cabinet minister and a former military spokeswoman said: “When I watched that, I felt humiliated, I felt crushed,” Miri Regev called the incident “damaging to the honor of the military and the state of Israel”.

Israeli army soldiers and Border Police officers removed Tamimi from her home in Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah, and she was brought in for questioning. Her mother Nriman Tamimi and her cousin were also arrested. Her mother, Nariman was arrested after she had expressed a desire to follow her daughter into the court.

Tamimi, who became a national hero confronted the soldiers after her 15-year-old cousin Mohammed Tamimi had been shot by a rubber bullet from close range. Mohammed is reported to still be in intensive care after doctors removed the bullet that had entered his mouth and was lodged in his brain.

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