Rasmea Odeh smiles after leaving federal court in Detroit Thursday, March 12, 2015. A judge sentenced the Chicago activist to 18 months in federal prison Thursday for failing to disclose her convictions for bombings in Israel when she applied to be a U.S. citizen. Odeh, 67, also was stripped of her citizenship and eventually will be deported. But she will remain free while she appeals the case.

Will Rasmea Odeh’s Appeal Expose Israeli Prison Torture In A US Court?

A federal court admitted Odeh’s conviction from an Israeli military court while excluding evidence that interrogators obtained it through physical and sexual torture.