Israeli Political Prisoner Khader Adnan Near Death
Adnan represents the effects of Israeli ruthlessness.
by Stephen Lendman
Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners languish in Israeli prisons. Virtually daily, more arrests are made. Those incarcerated face torture, appalling prison conditions, and other forms of abuse.
Some react in response. Khader did his way by refusing food for multiple reasons, including:
- his rights and identity were violated;
- his lawless arrest and abusive detention; and
- Israel's illegal administrative detention system.
Addameer : Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association calls him a "prisoner at risk."
In fact, by using his stomach as a weapon against injustice beyond what's tolerable for most people, he's barely clinging to life. In his 51st day without food (as of February 6), he's Palestine's longest ever hunger striker.