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April 18, 2012 12:00 pm

Islamic Jihad Member and Hunger Striker Released from Israeli Jail

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Demonstrator holds up paper showing hunger striker Kahder Adnan's face. Adnan helped inspire the new round of hunger strikes on Tuesday. Photo: wiki commons.

JTA – Khader Adnan, a Palestinian who went on a 63-day hunger strike to protest his administrative detention, was released from an Israeli jail to his home in the West Bank.

Hundreds of Palestinian supporters came out late Tuesday night to greet Adnan, who first stopped to meet with the families of other Palestinian prisoners currently on hunger strikes, the Palestinian Ma’an news agency reported.

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