October 15, 2009
Posted: 448 GMT
By Paula Hancocks
(CNN) - Salwa Salah was 16 years old when she was arrested by Israeli forces and jailed for seven months.
Israeli court minutes said Salwa Salah, 16, had been involved in 'planning military operations'
To this day she says she does not know her crime and is struggling to get her life back on track.
She was released shortly before her final school exams but was unable to catch up and now has to re-sit before she can go to university.
Salah was held under administrative detention – detention without charge or trial. It is legal under international law which permits its use only in exceptional cases to protect the security of a state.
But human rights groups say Israel abuses this right. Read full article
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