Palestinian administrative detainee Khader Adnan was released on 17 April. He spent four months in detention without charge or trial. For 66 days of this period, he was on hunger strike in protest at his ill-treatment and administrative detention. He is now back with his family in the occupied West Bank.
On 17 April, Khader Adnan was released from detention in Ramleh prison hospital in central Israel. He was taken to Salem military checkpoint, in the north of the occupied West Bank, where his family was waiting to receive him. He returned to his family home in the village of Arrabe in the West Bank, where he was welcomed by hundreds of Palestinians celebrating his release. Khader Adnan’s release coincided with the day when Palestinians traditionally commemorate all Palestinian political prisoners and detainees held by Israel.