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  • Former hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner again detained, released

    July 14, 2015 | 10:50 am

    A Palestinian imprisoned in Israel who was released after a 55-day hunger strike was detained in Jerusalem.

    Khader Adnan was detained on Monday in Jerusalem’s Old City for several hours before being released. The detention came a day after he was released from an Israeli prison,...

  • Israel detains former Palestinian hunger-striker

    July 13, 2015 | 1:13 pm

    Israeli police detained a Palestinian militant leader on Monday for questioning over his travel to Jerusalem, a police spokeswoman said, a day after he was freed from prison in a deal ending an almost two-month-long hunger strike.

    Khader Adnan of the Islamic Jihad faction was...

  • Palestinian prisoner in Israel ends 55-day hunger strike

    June 29, 2015 | 12:46 pm

    A Palestinian jailed in Israel ended his 55-day hunger strike after Israel agreed to free him.

    Khader Adnan, 37, stopped the strike on Sunday night after Israeli authorities said they would release him in two weeks, his attorney told the Palestinian news agency Maan. Israel...

  • 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,...