"Wonder-Woman", Ahed Al-Tamimi to Face Trial

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"But what I think is that the court doesn't think it's good for the court", Lasky told reporters.

After the prosecution read out the indictment, her trial was adjourned until 11 March. The teen's attorney argued to keep the trial, which has peaked global interest, open to the public.

On Tuesday, Ahed was brought before the Ofer military court in the occupied West Bank.

Palestinians say her actions embody their David vs. Goliath struggle against a brutal military occupation, while Israel portrays them as a staged provocation meant to embarrass its military.

Tamimi, who faces 12 charges including aggravated assault and incitement, could land in prison for 10 years if she is convicted. The following month, Tamimi was charged with a number of offenses under Israel military law for both the December incident and for others dating back to April 2016.

In footage from Jenin, the IDF vehicle can be seen being chased after by angry Palestinians, some carrying and throwing stones and a chair.

Outraged by a perceived insult to their occupation forces, Israeli leaders have vowed revenge against the Tamimi family and are subjecting Ahed, her mother Nariman and cousin Nour to military trials in kangaroo courts with a near-100 percent conviction rate. Nariman Tamimi also was charged with incitement to terrorism on Facebook for posting the video of the incident.

United Nations human rights experts said Tamimi's continued detention violates global legal standards.

According to Amnesty International (AI), Israel, as party to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, failed to stay in line with the human rights treaty by opting to immediately detain Tamimi instead of seeking a better solution.

Ahed Tamimi, 17, has drawn worldwide attention following her arrest after the 15 December confrontation with an Israeli officer and a soldier outside her West Bank home of Nabi Saleh. Ahed stood her ground and demanded the soldiers to leave.

Tamimi has been under arrest since 2 December, 2017, over the video.

Defense lawyer Gaby Lasky protested, saying the family wanted an open trial.

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the time is ripe for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

It is not uncommon for Israelis - including soldiers - to accidentally enter Palestinian-controlled areas. That soldier is in much improved condition Tuesday, and officials said it was likely she would be released Tuesday. Images of the female soldier's bloody face circulated on social media after she was injured by shattered windshield glass.

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