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#KhaderAdnan: A selfless Palestinian hero – by Daoud Kuttab

by Daoud Kuttab PNN FEBR 23 2012 It might have been a small gesture, but it spoke volumes. After Khader Adnan, the Palestinian administrative detainee in his 66th day of hunger strike, agreed to end his strike he refused to eat until all fellow hunger striking Palestinians are informed about such decision. Speaking on Voice […]

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My husband Khadar Adnan, has shed a light on Israel’s disregard for human rights

Through his own suffering, Khadar has helped expose the plight of Palestinians held under ‘administrative detention’ by Israel Randa Musa |guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 22 February 2012 13.30 GMT   Maali Adnan holds a picture of her hunger-striking father, Khadar Adnan, a member of Islamic Jihad. Photograph: Mohammed Ballas/AP The name of my husband, Khadar Adnan, has […]

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Israeli court to release hunger striker #KhaderAdnan next April

[ PIC 22/02/2012 – 10:22 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli higher court in occupied Jerusalem decided to release Islamic Jihad official Khader Adnan who has been on hunger strike for 66 days in protest at his detention. Informed sources told the Palestinian information center that the court canceled the administrative detention and replaced it […]

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Victory of Hunger Striker #KhaderAdnan Partial

(Illustration: Nidal El-khairy) By: Faris Taleb, Fadi Abu Saada Published Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Al Akhbar English The Palestinian prisoners’ movement will never forget Khader Adnan. Its history will record that his “battle of the empty intestines,” as Palestinians refer to prisoners’ open hunger strike, lasted the longest. Adnan was able to do what hasn’t […]

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Hunger strikes end and celebrations begin in Gaza for #KhaderAdnan

IMEU, Feb 22, 2012 This post and the photos included are available for republication with credits. While the people of Gaza have been undergoing an unprecedented electricity and fuel crisis that has significantly affected their living conditions and livelihoods, solidarity with administrative detainee Khader Adnan did not cease and a number of civilians began an […]

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Viewpoint: Protesting for peace ~ #KhaderAdnan

BY MOHAMMED-ALI ABAZEED | THE MICHIGAN DAILY Published February 21, 2012 Khader Adnan, a 33-year-old Palestinian man, just completed a hunger strike of 66 days. Israeli forces arrested Adnan on Dec. 17, 2011 in the middle of the night at his home in the Palestinian village of Arraba. Following 18 days of torture and humiliation, […]

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The world must heed #KhaderAdnan’s call: Make Palestinian Political Prisoners’ Day, 17 April 2012, a day of international action

21 February 2012 | Samidoun | ISM Organizational endorsements are welcome for this statement. Please click here or email april17@palestinianprisoners.org to endorse. “I hereby assert that I am confronting the occupiers not for my own sake as an individual, but for the sake of thousands of prisoners who are being deprived of their simplest human […]

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Amnesty urges Israel to immediately free Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan

Palestinians hold pictures of Khader Adnan during a demonstration in solidarity with Adnan, in the Gaza City, on PRESS TV February 21, 2012.Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:42AM GMT Amnesty International has urged Israel to immediately release Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan who is in critical condition due to his 66-day-long hunger strike. The UK-based rights group […]

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Khader Adnan Solidarity Grows Even More

Al Bawaba Febr 22 2012 Like a tattoo, Khader Adnan is marked onto the pages of Palestinian history. (Image source: “electronicintifada.net”)   Solidarity with Khader Adnan – February 21 2012 – Photography The situation of Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan was definitely one that was hard to digest. But his people- and then some- stood […]

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66-day hunger strike ends after Israel agrees to free Khader Adnan

Wednesday February 22, 2012 00:37 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan agreed to end his 66-day hunger strike on Tuesday after meeting with Israeli officials who pledged to release him in April. Khader had been near death, facing possible organ failure, for the last week in an Israeli prison hospital. Rally […]

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Israeli court to release hunger striker Khader Adnan next April

[PIC 22/02/2012 – 10:22 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli higher court in occupied Jerusalem decided to release Islamic Jihad official Khader Adnan who has been on hunger strike for 66 days in protest at his detention. Informed sources told the Palestinian information center that the court canceled the administrative detention and replaced it with […]

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Journalists light 66 candles in solidarity with the imprisoned Khader Adnan

Tuesday February 21, 2012 13:04 by Victoria Awad – IMEMC News On Monday evening, in the field of Martyr Yasser Arafat in Ramallah, a number of Palestinian journalists lit 66 candles to represent the number of days spent by the prisoner Khader Adnan on hunger strike. Photo (Maan) This protest was organized by a group […]

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Newspapers Review: Dailies Focus on Khader Adnan’s Release Deal

WAFA FEB 22 2012 RAMALLAH, February 22, 2012 (WAFA) – The three Arabic Palestinian dailies celebrated what some described as “the victory” of prisoner Khader Adnan following a deal with the Israeli state prosecutor’s office. According to the deal, Adnan would immediately end his 66-day long hunger strike in return for his release on April […]

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Israeli decision to release Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan in April ‘insufficient’

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FEBR 21 2012 Demonstriations calling for Khader Adnan’s release have been held in the West Bank on Tuesday © Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images The Israeli authorities’ decision to release a Palestinian detainee by mid-April is insufficient, Amnesty International said amid reports that he has agreed to end his 66-day hunger strike. The organization has […]

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Meet the New York Times’ New Israel-Palestine News Chief

FEBR 21 2012 COUNTERPUNCH – ALISON WEIR Judi Rudoren, Another Member of the Family Michael Lerner, the editor of Tikkun Magazine, is known for his frequent condemnations of Israeli violence against Palestinians. He is labeled “pro-Palestinian” for such statements and is regularly attacked by pro-Israel zealots who charge that he is disloyal to the Jewish […]

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