Ahed Tamimi: A 17-year-old Symbol of Resistance?

In December 2017 a video was circulated online of Palestinian women hitting and kicking Israeli Defence Force (IDF) soldiers who were posted outside the women’s houses. The protagonist of this video is 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi, who is currently detained in custody until her trial on March 11th. If found guilty, Tamimi could face up toContinue reading “Ahed Tamimi: A 17-year-old Symbol of Resistance?”

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: what happened and where next?

On April 3rd 2016, British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained as she was about to board a flight back to the UK. Although her family and Amnesty International have been campaigning for her release since 2016, in recent months her case has been featured on national news due to comments made by Boris Johnson. By lookingContinue reading “Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: what happened and where next?”