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Issue No. 2462

Israel releases Khader Adnan

Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan was released from an Israeli prison last Sunday. 

He was arrested last year and detained indefinitely without charge.

Khader was released after a 56-day hunger strike. He was rearrested on Monday of this week, then released.

Protest against el-Sisi’s visit

Campaigners are organising to protest against an official visit to Britain by Egypt’s military-backed president.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi heads Egypt’s murderous regime that is carrying out execution, torture and imprisonment of any opposition figures.

Ryanair strikes in Denmark

Thousands of airport workers in Denmark were set to strike from Saturday against attacks on their collective agreements.

Ryanair has tried to block the strike by running to the courts. Unions in Sweden plan to strike in solidarity.

Hungary builds migrant fence

The Hungarian government has begun building a fence to keep out migrants.

The fence is on its southern border with Serbia. 

Some 80 percent of migrants arriving in Hungary this year are from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Tue 14 Jul 2015, 16:36 BST
Issue No. 2462
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