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Palestinian to continue hunger strike despite detention cut

JTA March 5, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian woman on a hunger strike in an Israeli prison said she will continue to fast despite having her detention cut. Hana Shalabi, 30, a member of Islamic Jihad, reportedly began a hunger strike 18 days ago after being put under...

Palestinian prisoner ends 66-day hunger strike

JTA February 21, 2012

JERUSALEM -- 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,...

Carter Center calls on Israel to release or charge hunger striker

JTA February 17, 2012

WASHINGTON -- 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...

Palestinian on hunger strike in Israeli prison denied release

JTA February 14, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian man in the 59th day of a hunger strike was denied release from an Israeli prison, where he is being held without charge. Khader Adnan has been held in an Israeli prison since his arrest by Israeli soldiers on December 17, 2011....

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