Palestinian Khader Adnan, Jailed by Israel Without Charges, Dies on Hunger Strike

By Democracy Now

HAVANA TIMES – Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan has died in an Israeli prison following an 87-day hunger strike. Adnan began refusing food in February to protest his arrest under Israel’s so-called administrative detention program, the policy of holding Palestinians without charge for up to years at a time. Human rights groups say Israel is holding more than 1,000 Palestinians prisoner under the policy.

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