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- Tamimi brought a human bomb to the center of Jerusalem on August 9, 2001 to destroy the busy Sbarro pizzeria. She was instrumental in planning this major terrorist attack.
Fifteen people were blown to pieces that day and 130 injured, many of them children and infants.
- The sixteenth victim – a young mother with her two year-old daughter – has never regained consciousness.
- The people traveling on the bus with Tamimi from Jerusalem to Ramallah in the hour after the explosion beamed with delight as the scale of the carnage was reported on the radio.
- Tamimi was barely able to contain her own happiness , the joy that came from secretly being the one responsible for the massacre and .
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The Lower House [, December 11, 2013]] on Wednesday endorsed draft amendments to the State Security Court (SSC) Law following extensive discussions over its provisions. The deputies excluded “resistance actions” against Israel from the court’s jurisdiction, following a proposal to do so by Deputy Tareq Khoury (Zarqa, 1st District). ; hence, they approved a provision that excludes actions against Israel from terrorism crimes. [
"The smile on my face will not be erased. I will not ask forgiveness... I will be smiling always because I won."
“It is our responsibility to distance the defendant from society forever… Let the normal pleasures of life therefore be denied the accused until the time of her death behind bars. We sentence the guilty party, unanimously, to fifteen life sentences and add to them one further life sentence for her other crimes… [and] recommend that the guilty party not be eligible for pardon by the military commander, nor to early parole by any other means.”
(The Al Durah affair centers on that went phenomenally viral 14 years ago. The Arab boy is terrified; his father is powerless; the Israeli bullets keep coming, until finally they strike home; the boy is dead. The part screened at the time, right after the point where he is declared dead by the voice-over, shows the boy peeking out at the camera from under a raised elbow, plainly dead. The consequences continue to exact innocent lives and are still being litigated in France’s courts.)
|Jerusalem, August 9. 2001: The aftermath of the attack on a Jerusalem pizzeria,|
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