Teenage Palestinian Ahed Tamimi (centre) appears at a military court in the Israeli-run Ofer prison in the West Bank village of Betunia on Wednesday after a video was posted of her slapping Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Photo: EPA Teenage Palestinian Ahed Tamimi (centre) appears at a military court in the Israeli-run Ofer prison in the West Bank village of Betunia on Wednesday after a video was posted of her slapping Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Photo: EPA
Teenage Palestinian Ahed Tamimi (centre) appears at a military court in the Israeli-run Ofer prison in the West Bank village of Betunia on Wednesday after a video was posted of her slapping Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Photo: EPA
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Israel extends detention of Palestinian teenager seen slapping soldiers in viral video, family says

Ahed has made headlines in the past, including in 2015 when she bit the hand of a masked Israeli soldier who was holding her now 14-year-old brother in a chokehold

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Teenage Palestinian Ahed Tamimi (centre) appears at a military court in the Israeli-run Ofer prison in the West Bank village of Betunia on Wednesday after a video was posted of her slapping Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Photo: EPA Teenage Palestinian Ahed Tamimi (centre) appears at a military court in the Israeli-run Ofer prison in the West Bank village of Betunia on Wednesday after a video was posted of her slapping Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Photo: EPA
Teenage Palestinian Ahed Tamimi (centre) appears at a military court in the Israeli-run Ofer prison in the West Bank village of Betunia on Wednesday after a video was posted of her slapping Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Photo: EPA
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