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Israel must release or try Palestinian detainee on prolonged hunger strike

Headline Title:  Fears for Palestinian detainee on hungerstrike 06 February 2012 The Israeli authorities must release a Palestinian detainee or charge him with a recognizable criminal offence and promptly try him, Amnesty International said today amid fears the man could die in detention after more than 50 days on hunger strike.Khader Adnan, 33, was arrested on 17 December 2011 at his home in the village of Arrabe near Jenin in the occupied West Bank, after Israeli security forces burst into his home in the early hours of the morning. Mr Adnan, a baker, is allegedly affiliated with…

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