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Israel releases Khader Adnan, for now

Palestinian Khader Adnan, released from prison after 54 days of hunger strike, tells Al-Monitor that the Israeli press ignored his latest battle, trying to silence his fight against administrative detention.
Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader Khader Adnan gestures as he speaks during a rally honoring him following his release, near the West Bank city of Jenin July 12, 2015. Israel on Sunday released 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. REUTERS/Abed Omar Qusini - RTX1K3PF
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“That was their third mistake. In fact they’ve now given me enough room to continue my worthy cause for the Palestinian people,” Adnan Khader told Al-Monitor a few hours after being detained on July 13 for questioning at the entrance to Al-Aqsa Mosque. The incident occurred just one day after his release from several months of administrative detention. Adnan had been arrested once again by the Jerusalem police, who claimed that he had violated the terms of his parole.

Adnan claims that no restrictions had been imposed on him, and he was released several hours later.

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