Palestinian Detainee Khader Adnan Dies in “Israeli” Jail After 87 Days of Hunger Strike


May 2 2023

By staff, Agencies

“Israeli” prison authorities say a senior leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad resistance group, Khader Adnan, has passed away at an “Israeli” jail after an 87-day hunger strike.

“Israeli” Prison Services [IPS] announced in a statement that Adnan was found unresponsive in his cell in Nitzan jail in the central city of Ramle during the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday morning.

He was brought to the Shamir Medical Center outside Tel Aviv, but was declared dead at the hospital, the IPS said.

Earlier on Sunday, an “Israeli” court refused to release the Palestinian hunger striker despite his deteriorating health condition.

In press remarks to the Palestinian Information Center [PIC], Adnan’s wife Randa Mousa affirmed that an “Israeli” court rejected the appeal submitted to release her husband on bail.

The court set another session for May 10, she added.

She had warned that her husband’s health…

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