Ofer Israeli military court sentenced, on Wednesday, Frial Ja’arah, 17, to 40 months, and 5000 NIS fine.

“Soldiers arrested ferial after invading Bethlehem last year”, Moneer Ja’arah the father of Ferial told the IMEMC during a phone interview, “The prosecution did not provide any evidence against her, she was just sentenced for what they describe as security reasons”, the father added.

Ferial is the youngest sister of Ali Ja’arah, who carried a suicide bombing in Israel last year.