Thursday, December 28, 2017

28-Dec-17: So how old is the Tamimi girl?

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Depends whom you ask (as we originally wrote here).

In the order in which the following media reports were published, she was
So depending on which media report you want to believe, she was born (in the same order as those links above) in 1999, 2004, 1999, 2002, 2000, 2002, 2001, 2001.

Making her now 13, 15, 16, 17 and/or 18.

It's hard to be precise. We assume all this vagueness is intentional and part of the family's manipulation of her appearance, her image and her life.

UPDATE January 1, 2018: We tweeted this evening [here] that the Tamimi girl is now 16 years and 11 months old according to the Israel Prison Service, quoted today over at We think this emphasizes how, since the age of 9, she has been the product of her clan's and parents' inputs, cynical manipulation and child abuse.

1 comment:

JeffwithaJ said...

She's two years old, judging by her behavior.