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Mohammad Hassan Awad

Sector : Academic Figures, Law

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1914
  • Age: 102
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Born in Al-Faluja, northern Negev, in 1914; studied Religious Studies at Al-Azhar College in Cairo, graduating in 1932; worked as a lawyer, then as journalist; was elected to the Municipality of Al-Faluja in 1938; was arrested by the British in 1939 and jailed for four years; continued to be active in resistance against the British until 1948; went to Hebron, from there back to Egypt and then to Gaza, where he was appointed a judge in the High Islamic Court; founder of the Islamic Institute of Palestine in Gaza in 1954; Chief Justice of the High Islamic Court, Gaza, since 1960; member of the Islamic Research Institute in Cairo since 1966; founding Director of the Islamic University of Gaza since 1977.



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