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Saleem El Sakka

Sector : Academic Figures, Law

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1954
  • Age: 68
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Salim Mustafa Salim al-Sakka (born in 1954 in Khan Yunis) is a Palestinian lawyer and politician, and the Palestinian Minister of Justice since June 2, 2014. To chair the Council of the Judicial Institute.

2006 legislative elections
In 2006, Al-Saqa ran for the Legislative Council elections for the Khan Yunis constituency, as an independent candidate.

Ministry of Justice
Al-Saqa took over the Ministry of Justice in the Palestinian National Accord government, since June 2, 2014, headed by Rami Hamdallah.

Attitudes and opinions
Over the past years, Al-Saqa has been involved in advocating for Palestinian reconciliation, and has been famous for his rejection of Israeli military trials.



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