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Arab Activist: Ahed Tamimi Lucky She Was Imprisoned in Israel, Not Human Rights Abusing Syria

TEL AVIV – The Arab Twittersphere has been circulating images of “lucky” Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi from her release from an Israeli prison and noting that she is more “beautiful than when she went in,” showing no signs of mistreatment and has even gained a considerable amount of weight, while imprisoned Arab women in next door Syria are tortured, raped and starved.

Palestinian teen says no regrets after release from Israeli prison