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Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi left prison Sunday and was greeted by crowds of supporters after serving eight months for slapping Israeli soldiers, an episode that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians. Tamimi, 17, and her mother Nariman, who was also jailed over the incident, arrived in their village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, where they were mobbed by journalists.

Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi (R) is hugged by her Israeli lawyer Gaby Lasky in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 29, 2018, upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence. Tamimi, 17, and her mother Nariman arrived in their village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, where they were met by crowds of supporters and journalists.
Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi (C) stands alongside her father (R), mother (C-L), and brother (L) upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, on the outskirts of the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 29, 2018.
Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi kisses the tombstone of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at his mausoleum in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, on July 29, 2018, after she was released from prison earlier in the day following an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers.
Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi (C-L) speaks to reporters upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, on the outskirts of the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 29, 2018, as she is accompanied by her father (C-R) and mother (R).
Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi (C) speaks, as she sits between her father (C-L) and mother (C-R), during a press conference in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 29, 2018, upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence. Tamimi, 17, and her mother Nariman arrived in their village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, where they were met by crowds of supporters and journalists.
Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi (C-R) and her mother (C-L) are welcomed by friends in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 29, 2018, upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence. Tamimi, 17, and her mother Nariman arrived in their village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, where they were met by crowds of supporters and journalists.
Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi (C) takes a selfie with friends in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 29, 2018, upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence. Tamimi, 17, and her mother Nariman arrived in their village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, where they were met by crowds of supporters and journalists.
Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi (C) sits with her mother, Nariman, and relatives after a press conference in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 29, 2018, upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence. Tamimi, 17, and her mother Nariman arrived in their village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, where they were met by crowds of supporters and journalists.
Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi (C) is greeted by friends as she is accompanied by her mother, Nariman (R), after a press conference in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 29, 2018, upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence. Tamimi, 17, and her mother Nariman arrived in their village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, where they were met by crowds of supporters and journalists.
Gallery: Crowds greet Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi after freed from jail
Palestinian activist and campaigner Ahed Tamimi (C) gestures, as she stands between her father (C-L) and mother (C-R), during a press conference in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 29, 2018, upon her release from prison after an eight-month sentence. Tamimi, 17, and her mother Nariman arrived in their village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank, where they were met by crowds of supporters and journalists.