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  • Former Palestinian hunger striker released from Israeli jail

    April 18, 2012 | 9:48 am

    Khader Adnan, a Palestinian who went on a 63-day hunger strike to protest his administrative detention, was released from an Israeli jail to his home in the West Bank.

    Hundreds of Palestinian supporters came out late Tuesday night to greet Adnan, who first stopped to meet with the...

  • Palestinian Khader Adnan tests limits of Israel’s system of military detention

    February 21, 2012 | 2:13 pm

    As his weight dropped and his face grew gaunt, Khader Adnan became the latest Palestinian cause celebre.

    Israel arrested Adnan, a 33-year-old Palestinian from the West Bank village of Arraba, on Dec. 17 and placed him in administrative detention. The former spokesman for the...

  • Palestinian prisoner ends 66-day hunger strike

    February 21, 2012 | 8:06 am

    A Palestinian held in an Israeli jail without charge agreed to end his 66-day hunger strike.

    Khader Adnan, 33, ended the hunger strike Tuesday after the State Prosecutor’s Office agreed that it would not renew his administrative detention, which is set to end on April 17.

    Adnan has...

  • Carter Center calls on Israel to release or charge hunger striker

    February 17, 2012 | 10:35 am

    The Carter Center called on the Israeli government to either charge or release a Palestinian prisoner on a hunger strike.

    The center founded by former President Jimmy Carter asked Israel on Thursday to release Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, who was arrested in December on the...

  • Thousands rally in Gaza, West Bank for hunger striker

    February 17, 2012 | 8:39 am

    Several thousand Palestinians rallied in Gaza and the West Bank Friday in support of jailed Islamic Jihad leader Khader Adnan, who is on the 62nd day of a hunger strike to protest against his detention by Israel.

    “We are all Khader Adnan,” chanted crowds gathered in the Gaza Strip,...