Israel frees Palestinian hunger striker from jail




 
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Israel frees Palestinian hunger striker from jail
 
July 12th, 2015  
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Israel frees Palestinian hunger striker from jail
Israel on Sunday released an Islamic Jihad leader, Khader Adnan, from jail following a deal last month in which he agreed to end a 56-day hunger strike, Islamic Jihad sources in the West Bank said. Adnan's strike had galvanized Palestinians behind a "battle of empty stomachs" against Israeli detentions without trial and both sides had feared the threat of his death could hurt a shaky Gaza truce or spur further violence. Adnan, 37, had been hospitalized in critical condition after refusing food since May 4.

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