Israeli soldiers patrol in the snow in Tapuah junction in the northern West Bank, near the Palestinian city of Nablus, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.(AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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An Israeli military court on Monday handed a prominent Palestinian activist a four-month suspended sentence for "interfering" with the work of the army in the West Bank, he told AFP.Abdullah Abu Rahma has been repeatedly arrested by the Israeli military for organising weekly demonstrations against Israel's separation barrier in the village of Bilin.Abu Rahma was arrested in 2009 and spent 15 months behind bars for coordinating protests against the barrier in a move which prompted concern from human rights groups and from former EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.
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