Ismail al-Wawi, Dima's father, told the New Arab that the Israeli court issued the verdict on Thursday, near Ofer prison where the youngster is currently being held, west of Ramallah.
Israeli occupation forces arrested al-Wawi on February 9 for allegedly carrying a knife in her school bag, as she was heading to school in her uniform near the town of Beit Ummar, a little north of Hebron.
The ruling makes her the youngest female Palestinian prisoner recorded in Israel.
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According to a Human Rights Watch [HRW] report released last year, Israeli security forces have used unnecessary force to arrest or detain Palestinian children as young as 11.
"Israeli forces' mistreatment of Palestinian children is at odds with its claim to respect children's rights," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at HRW at the time.
Around 6000 Palestinian children have been detained by Isaeli forces between 2010 and 2015.