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Tawfiq Abu Bakr

Tawfiq Abu Bakr

Sector : Cultural Figures , Writers

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  • Country of residence : Jordan
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1942
  • Age : 74
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Born in Ya’bad on 10 Dec. 1942; graduated from Damascus University, Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature (1966); lived in Kuwait from 1969 to 1990; worked as commentator for several Arab papers like the Jordanian Al-Dustur, the Palestinian Al-Ayyam, and the London-based Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat, among others; Exec. Director of the Amnesty International chapter in Jordan in the early 1990s; established the Jenin Center for Strategic Studies in Amman, Jordan, in 1997 and serves as its Director since; PNC member; member of the Palestinian Council for Justice and Peace, Ramallah; member of the Arab Thought Forum in Amman; awarded the Arabic Journalism prize by the European Commission in 2003; conducted a number of interviews for different papers and wrote a several books, incl. Palestine and the World (1977), and Issues of Reform & Democracy in the Palestinian Arena (1994); died on 10 Dec. 2004.



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