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Ghassan Andoni

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  • Country of residence: Australia
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1956
  • Age: 65
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Ghassan Andoni (born 1956) is a native of Beit Sahour in the Bethlehem area. He is a professor of physics at Bir Zeit University, and a Palestinian Christian leader who advocates nonviolent resistance in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Andoni is co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), founder of the International Middle East Media Centre and director of the Palestinian Center for Rapprochement between Peoples (PCR).

During the First Intifada Andoni was imprisoned for being involved in Beit Sahour’s tax revolt. In 2006, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by the American Friends Service Committee along with Jeff Halper of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD).


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