Jarrar was seized during a late-night raid on her home in al-Bireh, a town near the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, in April. She was held without charge or trial under a six-month administrative detention order.
Following international outcry, the detention order was reduced to just over one month and she was handed a list of charges related to her prisoner advocacy work and activism.
In addition to the prison sentence, Jarrar must pay a fine of 10,000 Israeli shekels (approximately $2,500).
Addameer asserts the arrest and trial of Jarrar was politically motivated.
Human Rights Watch stated that Jarrar’s case was “rife with due process violations.”
According to her attorney, Mahmoud Hassan, Jarrar finally agreed to the plea deal because she has no faith in Israel’s military courts.
“She doesn’t expect [to receive] any justice from the court of the occupation,” Hassan said.
Israel’s military courts have a nearly 100 percent rate of convicting Palestinians.
Prior to arresting her, Israeli occupation forces ordered Jarrar to be banished to the West Bank city of Jericho, which she defied.
The Israeli daily Haaretz asserted in an editorial calling for her release: “it is difficult to escape the conclusion that Jarrar’s arrest was political in nature, meant as payback for her public activities regarding the International Criminal Court.”
Israel has targeted Palestinian lawmakers for the past decade, at one point holding nearly one-third of the legislative council’s members.
Jarrar was among five members of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Israeli detention in October, according to Addameer.
Following Jarrar’s sentencing on Sunday, Aida Touma-Suliman, a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, told reporters that “The decision of the occupation authorities to jail a member of parliament because of her political stance … proves that the Israeli government is bent on aggravating the escalation.”
“This government has nothing to offer but scaring Israelis and oppressing and disinheriting Palestinians,” the lawmaker added.