BEIRUT: The race for the Lebanese Premier League crown resumes Friday when defending champions Ahed
return from a 3.
While Palestinian officials continue to pay lip service to Ahed
Tamimi and thousands of young Palestinians who continue to endure imprisonment and ill-treatment by Israel, in truth, Ahed
epitomizes the antithesis of everything that the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah stands for.
On December 19 at 3AM, the Israeli military raided and ransacked Ahed
's home, arresting her along with her mother and cousin, and charged Ahed
with 12 criminal counts, including assault and incitement.
Tamimi and her generation are the antithesis of everything the PA leadership stands for -- she is strong, morally driven and defiant while they are morally bankrupt.
Already the Israeli government is in twists having appointed in 2015 a Knesset subcommittee to determine whether the family of Ahed
was a "real family" because they had been resisting the occupation for a good part of 10 years, understanding the fact their village Nabi Saleh is in "Area C", part of the Palestinian territories controlled by the Israeli army as stipulated by the Israeli-Palestinian agreements following the Oslo Accords of 1993.
, who was 16 on the day of her arrest when she was pulled out of her bed in the middle of the night, is still awaiting trial.
However, there is a world of difference between the causes that Ahed
and Malala have championed.
Her name was Ahed
Tamimi, and I was interviewing her for a magazine article, Children of the Occupation: Growing up in Palestine.
, organised by Asia Society India Centre, the Foundation for the Museum of Modern Art (FOMMA) and Marg Publications at Sir JJ College of Architecture.
In architecture, the American modernists such as Frank Llyod Wright and Louis Kahn (with whom Ahed
also worked) have strongly influenced him, while in his art it is the European masters - Rembrandt and Vermeer when it comes to portrait and Monet in landscapes.
Eid will participate in the rally as the youngest new Jordanian participant in the history of the Kingdom's rally scene as part of the participating women's teams.
In 105-kilogram clean and jerk, Sudas was ranked the second again after Ahed