Hunger strikes end and celebrations begin in Gaza for #KhaderAdnan


Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

IMEU, Feb 22, 2012

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While the people of Gaza have been undergoing an unprecedented electricity and fuel crisis that has significantly affected their living conditions and livelihoods, solidarity with administrative detainee Khader Adnan did not cease and a number of civilians began an open solidarity hunger strike on February 3rd at a tent they set up in front of the International Red Cross office in Gaza.

As they heard the news about a deal struck between Israel and Khader Adnan to end his 66-day long hunger strike, transfer him from administrative detention, and release him in April, strikers celebrated. In Gaza, they broke their hunger strike with sweets that they brought and distributed to everyone who was present at the tent, as well as those passing by, whether on foot or in their cars. Chants of victory and…

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