David Cronin: A few weasel words from EU as Adnan nears death

by David Cronin

The Electronic Intifada 17 February 2012

The wife, daughters and father of Khader Adnan walk out from the Ziv Hospital, after visiting Adnan, in the city of Safed, 15 February 2012. Photo: ActiveStills
As Khader Adnan begins the 62nd day of his hunger strike, the European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton might finally say something about his suffering.

Two days after I contacted Ashton’s office requesting an urgent comment, I was told this morning that “there is actually a statement in the making.”

I wasn’t told when the statement will be issued but Maja Kocijancic, a spokeswoman for Ashton, did make the following remarks:

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