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0202 – Points of View from Jerusalem


"So as not to forget the prisoner, Malak Yusef Salman.

She was born in the Beit Safafa village of Southern Jerusalem in the year 2000.

She was arrested on September 2nd, 2017 as she was returning from school near the Damascus Gate area. One of the soldiers tried to rip her hijab off and she slapped him in retaliation. Then he tried to shoot at her and did not succeed because of a weapon malfunction.

She was 16 years-old at the time of her arrest and was charged with attempted murder and carrying a knife. She was sentenced to ten years in prison after her court date was postponed more than 22 times. As of today, she is imprisoned in Hasharon Prison.

She should be acknowledged for her strength and smile that defeated the enemy. Upon receiving her sentence, she immediately said to her mother: 'I'm going, Mom, do not be afraid.' "
-Palestine Revolution Journal Archive

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