Damage award would have been higher, but Rateb Abu Rahmeh, from the West Bank village of Bil'in, failed to provide documentation supporting his claim of monetary losses.
Bil'in's villagers have become known as the 'Palestinian Gandhis' for our popular struggle against the occupation in general, and the separation fence in particular.
Jawaher Abu Rahmah died a day after reportedly inhaling tear gas, but the Military Advocate General refused to open a criminal investigation into her death, a view now backed by the court.
This is the second time in recent months that an investigation into a death of a Palestinian protester ends in no charges.
Military advocate general cites lack of evidence in 2009 death of Bassem Abu Rahmeh, whose story was documented in the Oscar-nominated film Five Broken Cameras.
Mother of Bil'in protestor killed after being hit by tear gas canister requests that High Court order Military Advocate General to decide whether or not it will indict any of the soldier involved in her son's death.
Violence comes three days after Palestinian militants launch rocket from Gaza into southern Israel; protests erupt across the West Bank as well, against Israel's security barrier.
American director Michael Moore tweets that Emad Burnat sought his help after immigration authorities detained the Palestinian at the airport; Burnat was on his way to the Academy Awards ceremony, where his film is an Oscar nominee.
A scene several minutes into the movie transports this writer back to the days of her youth, to Zionist summer camp.