Jails http://nhpr.org en Israel Agrees To Free Palestinian Hunger Striker http://nhpr.org/post/israel-agrees-free-palestinian-hunger-striker Thousands of Palestinians are in Israeli jails. But one case in particular — that of Khader Adnan, a member of the radical Islamic Jihad group — has been raising tensions between the two sides.<p>Israel's Justice Ministry agreed Tuesday to free Adnan, who has been on a hunger strike for more than two months and was apparently near death.<p>Adnan's case has focused international attention on the Israeli practice of administrative detention, or detention without trial. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 21:51:00 +0000 Sheera Frenkel 2078 at http://nhpr.org Israel Agrees To Free Palestinian Hunger Striker