Posted: July 30, 2018 8:00 pm Updated: July 30, 2018 12:28
NABI SALEH, West Bank (AP) – The youthful Palestinian protester Ahed Tamimi swore on Monday to continue protesting against the demonstrators to demonstrate the Israeli occupation, saying it expects a "political future".
Tamimi, 17, spoke one day after her release from the Israeli prison with The Associated Press, where she served an eight-month prison sentence for beating up two Israeli soldiers in Israel, an incident that has made her a symbol among Palestinians and Palestinians made their followers.
She said she hopes to graduate in law to document human rights abuses.
"I want to be a lawyer to voice my country and the message of my people," said Tamimi. "I expect a political future," she added.
She also said she would "always be in the field" referring to the protests that were regularly held against Israeli settlements and other actions in the West Bank] The 1
She said there had been daily protests and clashes with Israeli soldiers in December President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a move that has decades of US foreign policy and an international consensus that the city's status is in negotiations should be regulated, crashed.
The move angered the Palestinians, who regarded it as a blatant pro-show Israel bias. The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem, which Israel conquered as their capital in the 1967 war
"Soldiers came deliberately through the area of my house and shot out from the entrance of the house," Tamimi said. She said the soldier she faced was the same one who shot her cousin "just five minutes earlier". She said that soldiers shot tear gas at her home, even though an older couple was inside.
"I was filled with strong emotions, annoyed … burned from the inside," she said.
Tamimi has since become a hero for the Palestinians and an international symbol of resistance to the Israeli occupation.
The Israeli authorities treated their acts as a crime by charging them with assault and incitement.
In Israel, Tamimi is considered a provocateur and was rightly punished for attacking soldiers. The occurrence of a debate within Israel over the soldiers' refusal to respond when they were beaten, many saying that they undermined their ability to deter future violence. More Liberal Israelis said Tamimi's criminal prosecution was a PR disaster that only increased her celebrity status.
Tamimi has been active in her village of Nebi Saleh since 2009, weekly since 2009
Tamimi has fought with soldiers in the past, and a widespread photo shows her clenched her fist a soldier towering over them. She was 12 when it was taken.