This screen grab shows Ahed Tamimi arguing with a Israeli soldier. (The Daily Star/Tamimi s Twitter account)
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Ahed Tamimi, a defiant 16-year-old Palestinian who has become well-known for her fierce activism against the Israeli occupation, was detained before dawn Tuesday during an Israeli raid on her home in the occupied West Bank.Bassem Tamimi, Ahed's father, told The Daily Star that the arrest came after a video of her clashing with Israeli soldiers Friday went viral.Ahed hails from Nabi Saleh, a village in the occupied West Bank where weekly demonstrations against illegal settlement constructions, land and resources theft have been held since December 2009 .Known for her fearlessness in the face of Israeli soldiers, Ahed has been participating in the protests from a young age. In Friday's video, Ahed first tells two Israeli soldiers to get off the family's property.
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