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Latest update : 2018-09-17

Ahed Tamimi: ‘Any Palestinian starts resisting Israeli occupation from birth’

Almost two months after her release from an Israeli jail, 17-year-old Palestinian protest-icon Ahed Tamimi has granted an interview to FRANCE 24. Tamimi was speaking during a visit to France, where she was guest of honour at the left-wing "Fête de l'Humanité" festival, which took place north of Paris this weekend.

The young Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi spoke to FRANCE 24 about her arrest a year ago for slapping two Israeli soldiers on the sidelines of a protest against the occupation of her West Bank village, and the support she received on social media during her eight months in detention in Israel.

The teenager also discussed the Palestinian resistance, as well as the message she sent to Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah.

"We need to double our efforts to free Palestine," she told FRANCE 24’s Taoufik Mjaied.

>> On France24.com: Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi released from Israeli prison

By Taoufik MJAIED

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2018-10-15 The F24 Interview

South Sudan: How it won the longest war but lost the peace

For the last decade, British journalist Peter Martell has covered the situation in South Sudan. His new book is entitled "First Raise A Flag: How South Sudan Won the Longest War...

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2018-10-12 The F24 Interview

France's Macron calls disappearance of Saudi journalist 'very serious'

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, French President Emmanuel Macron called for "the whole truth" on the the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...

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2018-10-12 The F24 Interview

Rwanda’s Kagame: Macron has brought ‘freshness’ to world politics

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame on Friday lauded his French counterpart, saying Emmanuel Macron has brought a “freshness” into the world...

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2018-10-12 The F24 Interview

'Without agreement on our borders, no European future for Kosovo and Serbia'

"When the EU and the USA have a guarantee from Serbia on the recognition of Kosovo, I will sign the peace agreement between our two countries", Kosovo's President Hashim Thaçi...

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2018-10-12 The F24 Interview

'We have no desire to control the Palestinians', Israeli minister says

Our guest is regarded as one of the most important players in Israeli politics and a potential future leader of the country. Tzachi Hanegbi is currently Minister for Regional...

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