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Ahmad Nimer Hamdan

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1940
  • Age: 75
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Born in 1940 to a family from Bashit village, near Ramleh; became with his family refugee during the 1948 Nakba, ending up in Khan Younis; founding member of Hamas; was repeatedly placed in administrative detention by Israel, incl. for one year in 1990; was slated for expulsion by Israel in Jan. 1992 following the killing of a Jewish settler but the deportation was cancelled after an intervention of PM Rabin in Aug. that year; was among those deported to Marj Az-Zuhour, South Lebanon, in Dec. 1992; strongly opposed Oslo; was arrested by the PA in 1999 and detained for two months; lost a son, Hussam, during the second Intifada on 7 Aug. 2002; Imam of Ar-Rahma Mosque in Khan Younis.


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