Israel releases administrative prisoner, hunger striker Khader Adnan

PNN/ Jenin/
Israeli occupation forces today have released Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, who had lead a hunger strike in an Israeli jail for 55 days, ending two weeks ago with the release order.

Adnan, who launched an indefinite hunger strike on April 6, had been placed under medical supervision at a clinic in Israel’s Ramla prison earlier this month.

On Tuesday, Mohja Jerusalem Foundation of Martyrs and Prisoners reported that Adnan’s condition is now stable, and that the harsh effects of the 55-day long hunger strike are improving.

His lawyer Jawad Boulos told Al Jazeera on Sunday that Adnan would be released and that Israel had also pledged to never detain him again under the guidelines of administrative detention, which can imprison Palestinians indefinitely for renewable six-month intervals.

Israel has detained that the 37-year-old father of six for ten times without any charges. The total of his imprisonment years hit around 6 years, reports Al Jazeera.

He has previously been on longer hunger strikes and refused food for 66 days back in 2013.