Palestinians hurt in W. Bank clashes with Israeli army

An effigy of an Israeli soldier hangs in Mea Shearim ultra Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem Friday

An effigy of an Israeli soldier hangs in Mea Shearim ultra Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem Friday

The video evoked polarized reactions, with much of the Israeli camp expressing outrage that she and her cousin were not arrested on the spot, and much of the Palestinian camp cheering her aggressive resistance of what they view as Israeli occupation.

Her sentence would include time served and a fine of 5,000 shekels (USD 1,430), said Tamimi's attorney Gaby Lasky, meaning she could be released in the summer.

"No justice under occupation and we are in an illegal court", Tamimi said to reporters in court.

The Israeli army said in a statement after the sentence that it 'will continue operating in order to preserve the security and public order in (the West Bank) and enforce the law as it pertains to anyone who harms soldiers and incites violence'.

Tamimi's family have a long history of struggles with Israeli forces.

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Palestinians have embraced her as a symbol of a new generation fighting Israel.

Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old who became a Palestinian cause celebre after a video of her slapping an Israeli soldier went viral, was sentenced to eight months in jail on Wednesday after agreeing to a plea bargain.

Asked why she recommended that her client accept the deal of by the IDF West Bank prosecution, attorney Gaby Lasky said that "When the court made a decision to carry out Ahed's trial behind closed doors, after a lot of discussions had taken place in the public already, we understood that there was no chance that Ahed would receive a fair trial".

Lasky however said she only planned to present the plea bargain to the military court if it first accepts an agreement with Tamimi's mother, Nariman Tamimi.

"By sentencing Ahed to eight months in prison the Israeli authorities have confirmed yet again that they have no regard for the rights of Palestinian children, and have no intention to reverse their discriminatory policies".

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Lasky appealed to have the trial opened, but was rejected. Nour Tamimi, the teen's cousin who was arrested as well after appearing in the controversial video that led to Ahed's arrest, was sentenced to five months.

Lasky wrote on Monday, "Public scrutiny is Ahed's only defense, and it is clear that without it, in secret proceedings, she can not get a fair trial".

"The trial was a show trial, because clearly we have a case here where the whole military system mobilized against a young girl who was only 16 when she was arrested", Lasky emphasized.

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has criticised Israeli authorities' actions in the case, while the European Union has expressed concern over Israel's detention of minors, including Ahed Tamimi.

The scuffle took place amid clashes and protests against US President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Ahed Tamimi, who comes from a family of prominent activists, has been involved in a series of previous incidents, with older pictures of her confronting soldiers widely published.

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