Allison Deger reports from Ramallah where Khader Adnan and a growing group of protesters have been conducting a sit-in and fast inside of the offices of International Committee of the Red Cross. The action aims to bring attention toShow More Summary
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Khader Adnan was released, and he plays with his children, who can't leave his side
Khader Adnan returns home after months in administrative detention and a historic hunger strike
Khader Adnan, a Palestinian prisoner who went on a 66-day hunger strike protesting his detention without charge at an Israeli prison, was released on Tuesday. The 33-year-old baker from the West Bank, who had been in prison since December 17, returned home to his family [above] amid scenes of jubilation. He was released as part of a deal reached in February of this year.
Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan may have ended his hunger strike, but Israel continues to hold him without charge or trial.
On Monday, 700 with Occupy Oakland demonstrated in front of San Quentin State Prison, where Palestinian and Arab activists directed attention to hunger striker Khader Adnan.
As Khader Adnan, the Palestinian prisoner held in Israeli administrative detention, ends his 66-day hunger strike, the conversation during these last few days (especially on Twitter) was made all the more tense by the fact that Adnan's death seemed imminent.
Why is Khader Adnan being lauded and nothing said about his group’s terrorist acts? By David Keyes.
Social media were not only informing the world about the brave protester, they were used to shame many world journalists into writing about his nonviolent act.
A look at how online activism brought massive attention to Khader Adnan's story
Why did 'NYT' ignore the stunning Khader Adnan story for 2 months? Because of its investment in the Israeli perspective
During Khader Adnan's hunger strike many expressed that he should be charged, or released. It must be noted that "being charged" in the Israeli military courts, the justice system that governs Palestinians in the occupied West Bank of Palestine, is in no way a solution for Palestinian political prisoners. Show More Summary
Last week, very few people had probably heard of Khader Adnan, I’ll admit myself included. The Palestinian prisoner was on hunger strike for over two months, when efforts by Twitter...
Randa Musa: "The name of my husband, Khader Adnan, has now become known across the world. Four months ago he was unknown outside of our homeland, Palestine. His hunger strike of 66 days has transformed him into a global figure and a shining symbol of my people's struggle."
Adnan's case, as numerous commentators rightly note, has drawn attention to Israel's practice of administrative detention. But by promising to release Adnan, the Israeli government headed off what could have been an embarrassing political and legal debacle.
Israel's deal with Khader Adnan avoids a court decision on the legality of administrative detention.
A Palestinian who was detained without charge under an Israeli administrative detention order has ended a hunger strike he has been engaged in for sixty-six days. Khader Adnan reached a deal with Israeli authorities for his release. Under the proposed deal, Adnan will be released on April 17, three weeks before his administrative order expires.
Israeli officials today offered a deal to hunger striker Khader Adnan, now in his 66th day of protest against his administrative detention.
Update 2.21.2012: Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan has reportedly agreed to end his hunger strike on its 66th day, following a deal under which the Israelis have agreed to release him in April and not seek an extension of his detention. “The West Bank’s Bobby Sands” is how some in the British media have begun referring [...]