The Internet age provides huge opportunities for the scope and impact of the hunger strike to raise awareness and support. But there is also a danger that some will be lost in cyberspace.
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Social media were not only informing the world about the brave protester, they were used to shame many world journalists into writing about his nonviolent act.
The pundits who tell us that they crave a dramatic nonviolent Palestinian narrative can write the story of Khader Adnan, who has drawn comparisons to celebrated Irish hunger striker Bobby Sands. But they are not writing his story.
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