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Najib Alahmad

Najib Alahmad

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1920
  • Age : 96
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Born in Rumaneh near Jenin in 1920; educated in Jenin and at An-Najah College in Nablus; participated in the Palestinian revolts in 1935/36, for which he was arrested; served as a reserve officer in the Iraqi army and among the armies participating in the War of 1948; became Secretary of the Refugee Affairs Committee, then inspector in the ICRC in 1949; co-founder of the National Socialist Party in Jordan headed by Suleiman Nabulsi in the early 1950s; was elected representative of Jenin in the Jordanian Parliament for four consecutive times until the end of 1963; was imprisoned by the Jordanian Government in 1957 (after the dismissal of Suleiman Nabulsi’s government); was sent – together with other MPs – incl. Yasser Amro, Ishaq Al-Duzdar, and Daoud Al-Husseini) to Al-Jafar Detention Center on 21 April 1963 (following the declaration of the Charter for Arab Federation between Egypt, Syria and Iraq on 17 April and the resignation of PM Samir Al-Rifa’i on 20 April 1963); was released in Oct. 1963; PNC member from 1964-95; was arrested by Israeli authorities in 1968 and imprisoned for two years, then deported to Jordan; became Chairman of the PLO Exec. Committee in Jordan; returned to Palestine following the Oslo Accords in 1994; served as a consultant for Pres. Yasser Arafat; died in 1995.
 
 



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