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GAZA CITY — A excessive profile Palestinian militant died early Tuesday in an Israeli jail after an 86-day starvation strike, spurring the launch of three rockets from Gaza into Israel and threatening to shatter a tense quiet as violence has spiraled within the occupied West Financial institution.

Khader Adnan, the 44-year-old father of 9, was an influential member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad motion, a militant group based mostly within the Gaza Strip however which has, in recent times, additionally drawn a greater following, particularly amongst younger West Financial institution residents disillusioned by the ageing and profoundly corrupt management of the extra mainstream teams and the enduring Israeli occupation.

His demise comes throughout a interval of intensifying violence and as Israel’s authorities — probably the most exhausting line within the nation’s historical past, composed of a number of excessive profile settlers — has vowed to crack down on Palestinian militant actions whereas advancing insurance policies to deepen its chokehold over the occupied West Financial institution.

3D analysis shows how Israeli troops fired into group of civilians

Since January, Israelis have killed at the least 95 Palestinians and at the least 14 Israelis and two foreigners have died in Palestinian assaults.

“The Palestinian individuals won’t stand silent in opposition to the killing of Khader Adnan,” stated Muna Qadaan a 51-year-old former prisoner and neighbor of Adnan’s within the West Financial institution village of Arraba, close to Jenin.

She stated that Itamar Ben Gvir, the minister answerable for Israeli prisons and far-right settler, was threatening to worsen situations for Palestinian prisoners, prompting calls from prisoners for a brand new mass starvation strike.

Adnan, who has known as for fellow militants to be “the following particular person to fireplace bullets, the following to have his physique elements blown throughout,” was additionally a pacesetter of the Palestinian starvation strike motion. Since his 66-day strike in 2011, 1000’s of Palestinians in Israeli prisons have undergone the possibly deadly tactic in protest of their incarceration. Lots of the starvation strikers are held beneath administrative detention, by which Palestinians accused of involvement in terrorism are held indefinitely, denied trial and details about the fees in opposition to them.

Adnan was held 12 occasions beneath administrative detention, throughout which he has carried out at the least three starvation strikes.

Emboldened by Israel’s far right, Jewish settlers fan the flames of chaos

The Israel Jail Service stated in a press release that Adnan had been charged with involvement in terrorism and that he refused remedy whereas beneath the watch of a civilian hospital, whereas awaiting his trial. It stated that he was discovered unconscious in his cell early Tuesday, at which level he was transferred to the Israeli hospital the place he was declared lifeless.

Islamic Jihad and Hamas, the bigger Islamist militant group that guidelines Gaza, each vowed retribution for Adnan’s demise, although no teams have but taken duty for the three rockets fired into southern Israel early Tuesday.

Jamal Khatib, Adnan’s lawyer, instructed Israel’s Military Radio on Tuesday, that Adnan’s household and several other human rights organizations had in latest days “warned that he wanted to be hospitalized … All of the research into this concern present there’s an precise hazard of demise after 75 days [on a hunger strike].”

Lina Qasem-Hasan, chairwoman of Physicians for Human Rights Israel, visited Adnan just a few days earlier than his demise, examined him, and printed a medical report concerning his life-threatening situation and the necessity for speedy hospital switch for statement.

“Khader Adnan selected a starvation strike as a final resort, a nonviolent technique of protest in opposition to the oppression of himself and his individuals,” the group stated in a press release.

Starvation strikes are seen by many Palestinian prisoners as their one device to wield energy in a system that designed to deprive them of authorized recourse. Adnan’s demise is the primary such case since 1992, when Hussein Obeidat died throughout a mass starvation strike.

In response to the Prisoners’ Data Workplace, a prisoners’ group based mostly in Gaza Metropolis, 237 Palestinians have died whereas in Israeli prisons since 1967.

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh stated in a publish on Fb that Adnan’s demise was a “deliberate assassination, made by means of refusing his request to launch him, neglecting him medically, and protecting him in his cell regardless of the seriousness of his well being situation.”

Rubin reported from Tel Aviv. Sufian Taha in Jerusalem contributed to this report.

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GAZA CITY — A excessive profile Palestinian militant died early Tuesday in an Israeli jail after an 86-day starvation strike, spurring the launch of three rockets from Gaza into Israel and threatening to shatter a tense quiet as violence has spiraled within the occupied West Financial institution.

Khader Adnan, the 44-year-old father of 9, was an influential member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad motion, a militant group based mostly within the Gaza Strip however which has, in recent times, additionally drawn a greater following, particularly amongst younger West Financial institution residents disillusioned by the ageing and profoundly corrupt management of the extra mainstream teams and the enduring Israeli occupation.

His demise comes throughout a interval of intensifying violence and as Israel’s authorities — probably the most exhausting line within the nation’s historical past, composed of a number of excessive profile settlers — has vowed to crack down on Palestinian militant actions whereas advancing insurance policies to deepen its chokehold over the occupied West Financial institution.

3D analysis shows how Israeli troops fired into group of civilians

Since January, Israelis have killed at the least 95 Palestinians and at the least 14 Israelis and two foreigners have died in Palestinian assaults.

“The Palestinian individuals won’t stand silent in opposition to the killing of Khader Adnan,” stated Muna Qadaan a 51-year-old former prisoner and neighbor of Adnan’s within the West Financial institution village of Arraba, close to Jenin.

She stated that Itamar Ben Gvir, the minister answerable for Israeli prisons and far-right settler, was threatening to worsen situations for Palestinian prisoners, prompting calls from prisoners for a brand new mass starvation strike.

Adnan, who has known as for fellow militants to be “the following particular person to fireplace bullets, the following to have his physique elements blown throughout,” was additionally a pacesetter of the Palestinian starvation strike motion. Since his 66-day strike in 2011, 1000’s of Palestinians in Israeli prisons have undergone the possibly deadly tactic in protest of their incarceration. Lots of the starvation strikers are held beneath administrative detention, by which Palestinians accused of involvement in terrorism are held indefinitely, denied trial and details about the fees in opposition to them.

Adnan was held 12 occasions beneath administrative detention, throughout which he has carried out at the least three starvation strikes.

Emboldened by Israel’s far right, Jewish settlers fan the flames of chaos

The Israel Jail Service stated in a press release that Adnan had been charged with involvement in terrorism and that he refused remedy whereas beneath the watch of a civilian hospital, whereas awaiting his trial. It stated that he was discovered unconscious in his cell early Tuesday, at which level he was transferred to the Israeli hospital the place he was declared lifeless.

Islamic Jihad and Hamas, the bigger Islamist militant group that guidelines Gaza, each vowed retribution for Adnan’s demise, although no teams have but taken duty for the three rockets fired into southern Israel early Tuesday.

Jamal Khatib, Adnan’s lawyer, instructed Israel’s Military Radio on Tuesday, that Adnan’s household and several other human rights organizations had in latest days “warned that he wanted to be hospitalized … All of the research into this concern present there’s an precise hazard of demise after 75 days [on a hunger strike].”

Lina Qasem-Hasan, chairwoman of Physicians for Human Rights Israel, visited Adnan just a few days earlier than his demise, examined him, and printed a medical report concerning his life-threatening situation and the necessity for speedy hospital switch for statement.

“Khader Adnan selected a starvation strike as a final resort, a nonviolent technique of protest in opposition to the oppression of himself and his individuals,” the group stated in a press release.

Starvation strikes are seen by many Palestinian prisoners as their one device to wield energy in a system that designed to deprive them of authorized recourse. Adnan’s demise is the primary such case since 1992, when Hussein Obeidat died throughout a mass starvation strike.

In response to the Prisoners’ Data Workplace, a prisoners’ group based mostly in Gaza Metropolis, 237 Palestinians have died whereas in Israeli prisons since 1967.

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh stated in a publish on Fb that Adnan’s demise was a “deliberate assassination, made by means of refusing his request to launch him, neglecting him medically, and protecting him in his cell regardless of the seriousness of his well being situation.”

Rubin reported from Tel Aviv. Sufian Taha in Jerusalem contributed to this report.

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GAZA CITY — A excessive profile Palestinian militant died early Tuesday in an Israeli jail after an 86-day starvation strike, spurring the launch of three rockets from Gaza into Israel and threatening to shatter a tense quiet as violence has spiraled within the occupied West Financial institution.

Khader Adnan, the 44-year-old father of 9, was an influential member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad motion, a militant group based mostly within the Gaza Strip however which has, in recent times, additionally drawn a greater following, particularly amongst younger West Financial institution residents disillusioned by the ageing and profoundly corrupt management of the extra mainstream teams and the enduring Israeli occupation.

His demise comes throughout a interval of intensifying violence and as Israel’s authorities — probably the most exhausting line within the nation’s historical past, composed of a number of excessive profile settlers — has vowed to crack down on Palestinian militant actions whereas advancing insurance policies to deepen its chokehold over the occupied West Financial institution.

3D analysis shows how Israeli troops fired into group of civilians

Since January, Israelis have killed at the least 95 Palestinians and at the least 14 Israelis and two foreigners have died in Palestinian assaults.

“The Palestinian individuals won’t stand silent in opposition to the killing of Khader Adnan,” stated Muna Qadaan a 51-year-old former prisoner and neighbor of Adnan’s within the West Financial institution village of Arraba, close to Jenin.

She stated that Itamar Ben Gvir, the minister answerable for Israeli prisons and far-right settler, was threatening to worsen situations for Palestinian prisoners, prompting calls from prisoners for a brand new mass starvation strike.

Adnan, who has known as for fellow militants to be “the following particular person to fireplace bullets, the following to have his physique elements blown throughout,” was additionally a pacesetter of the Palestinian starvation strike motion. Since his 66-day strike in 2011, 1000’s of Palestinians in Israeli prisons have undergone the possibly deadly tactic in protest of their incarceration. Lots of the starvation strikers are held beneath administrative detention, by which Palestinians accused of involvement in terrorism are held indefinitely, denied trial and details about the fees in opposition to them.

Adnan was held 12 occasions beneath administrative detention, throughout which he has carried out at the least three starvation strikes.

Emboldened by Israel’s far right, Jewish settlers fan the flames of chaos

The Israel Jail Service stated in a press release that Adnan had been charged with involvement in terrorism and that he refused remedy whereas beneath the watch of a civilian hospital, whereas awaiting his trial. It stated that he was discovered unconscious in his cell early Tuesday, at which level he was transferred to the Israeli hospital the place he was declared lifeless.

Islamic Jihad and Hamas, the bigger Islamist militant group that guidelines Gaza, each vowed retribution for Adnan’s demise, although no teams have but taken duty for the three rockets fired into southern Israel early Tuesday.

Jamal Khatib, Adnan’s lawyer, instructed Israel’s Military Radio on Tuesday, that Adnan’s household and several other human rights organizations had in latest days “warned that he wanted to be hospitalized … All of the research into this concern present there’s an precise hazard of demise after 75 days [on a hunger strike].”

Lina Qasem-Hasan, chairwoman of Physicians for Human Rights Israel, visited Adnan just a few days earlier than his demise, examined him, and printed a medical report concerning his life-threatening situation and the necessity for speedy hospital switch for statement.

“Khader Adnan selected a starvation strike as a final resort, a nonviolent technique of protest in opposition to the oppression of himself and his individuals,” the group stated in a press release.

Starvation strikes are seen by many Palestinian prisoners as their one device to wield energy in a system that designed to deprive them of authorized recourse. Adnan’s demise is the primary such case since 1992, when Hussein Obeidat died throughout a mass starvation strike.

In response to the Prisoners’ Data Workplace, a prisoners’ group based mostly in Gaza Metropolis, 237 Palestinians have died whereas in Israeli prisons since 1967.

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh stated in a publish on Fb that Adnan’s demise was a “deliberate assassination, made by means of refusing his request to launch him, neglecting him medically, and protecting him in his cell regardless of the seriousness of his well being situation.”

Rubin reported from Tel Aviv. Sufian Taha in Jerusalem contributed to this report.

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GAZA CITY — A excessive profile Palestinian militant died early Tuesday in an Israeli jail after an 86-day starvation strike, spurring the launch of three rockets from Gaza into Israel and threatening to shatter a tense quiet as violence has spiraled within the occupied West Financial institution.

Khader Adnan, the 44-year-old father of 9, was an influential member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad motion, a militant group based mostly within the Gaza Strip however which has, in recent times, additionally drawn a greater following, particularly amongst younger West Financial institution residents disillusioned by the ageing and profoundly corrupt management of the extra mainstream teams and the enduring Israeli occupation.

His demise comes throughout a interval of intensifying violence and as Israel’s authorities — probably the most exhausting line within the nation’s historical past, composed of a number of excessive profile settlers — has vowed to crack down on Palestinian militant actions whereas advancing insurance policies to deepen its chokehold over the occupied West Financial institution.

3D analysis shows how Israeli troops fired into group of civilians

Since January, Israelis have killed at the least 95 Palestinians and at the least 14 Israelis and two foreigners have died in Palestinian assaults.

“The Palestinian individuals won’t stand silent in opposition to the killing of Khader Adnan,” stated Muna Qadaan a 51-year-old former prisoner and neighbor of Adnan’s within the West Financial institution village of Arraba, close to Jenin.

She stated that Itamar Ben Gvir, the minister answerable for Israeli prisons and far-right settler, was threatening to worsen situations for Palestinian prisoners, prompting calls from prisoners for a brand new mass starvation strike.

Adnan, who has known as for fellow militants to be “the following particular person to fireplace bullets, the following to have his physique elements blown throughout,” was additionally a pacesetter of the Palestinian starvation strike motion. Since his 66-day strike in 2011, 1000’s of Palestinians in Israeli prisons have undergone the possibly deadly tactic in protest of their incarceration. Lots of the starvation strikers are held beneath administrative detention, by which Palestinians accused of involvement in terrorism are held indefinitely, denied trial and details about the fees in opposition to them.

Adnan was held 12 occasions beneath administrative detention, throughout which he has carried out at the least three starvation strikes.

Emboldened by Israel’s far right, Jewish settlers fan the flames of chaos

The Israel Jail Service stated in a press release that Adnan had been charged with involvement in terrorism and that he refused remedy whereas beneath the watch of a civilian hospital, whereas awaiting his trial. It stated that he was discovered unconscious in his cell early Tuesday, at which level he was transferred to the Israeli hospital the place he was declared lifeless.

Islamic Jihad and Hamas, the bigger Islamist militant group that guidelines Gaza, each vowed retribution for Adnan’s demise, although no teams have but taken duty for the three rockets fired into southern Israel early Tuesday.

Jamal Khatib, Adnan’s lawyer, instructed Israel’s Military Radio on Tuesday, that Adnan’s household and several other human rights organizations had in latest days “warned that he wanted to be hospitalized … All of the research into this concern present there’s an precise hazard of demise after 75 days [on a hunger strike].”

Lina Qasem-Hasan, chairwoman of Physicians for Human Rights Israel, visited Adnan just a few days earlier than his demise, examined him, and printed a medical report concerning his life-threatening situation and the necessity for speedy hospital switch for statement.

“Khader Adnan selected a starvation strike as a final resort, a nonviolent technique of protest in opposition to the oppression of himself and his individuals,” the group stated in a press release.

Starvation strikes are seen by many Palestinian prisoners as their one device to wield energy in a system that designed to deprive them of authorized recourse. Adnan’s demise is the primary such case since 1992, when Hussein Obeidat died throughout a mass starvation strike.

In response to the Prisoners’ Data Workplace, a prisoners’ group based mostly in Gaza Metropolis, 237 Palestinians have died whereas in Israeli prisons since 1967.

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh stated in a publish on Fb that Adnan’s demise was a “deliberate assassination, made by means of refusing his request to launch him, neglecting him medically, and protecting him in his cell regardless of the seriousness of his well being situation.”

Rubin reported from Tel Aviv. Sufian Taha in Jerusalem contributed to this report.

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