#KhaderAdnan: A selfless Palestinian hero – by Daoud Kuttab

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

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by Daoud Kuttab PNN FEBR 23 2012

It might have been a small gesture, but it spoke volumes. After Khader Adnan, the Palestinian administrative detainee in his 66th day of hunger strike, agreed to end his strike he refused to eat until all fellow hunger striking Palestinians are informed about such decision.

Speaking on Voice of Palestine, Adnan Mussa, Khader’s father, said his son would not eat until he was assured that his decision to end the hunger strike was transmitted to the hundreds of fellow Palestinian prisoners who were on a solidarity hunger strike with him.

The elder Adnan said that all prisoners had broken their fast after evening prayer at about 5pm and Khader only agreed to take some butter milk at around 7pm, after being reassured that his supporters had first ended their hunger strike.

Khader Adnan is a hero by all counts. He single-handedly exposed the…

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