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Palestinian Hunger Striker Wins Victory in Battle of Wills With Israeli Army

Palestinian political prisoner Khader Adnan ended his 65-day hunger strike in an Israeli prison last night, after Israeli authorities made a deal that he would be released in April at the end of his current term. There are a few conditions that might allow breaking the deal, such as if any new evidence against him is unearthed. One learns never fully to trust that outcomes will occur as promised. Nevertheless, this is a tremendously hopeful moment for Adnan and all Palestinian prisoners.

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