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Fayeq Anabtawi

Fayeq Anabtawi

Sector : Cultural Figures , Poets

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1899
  • Age: 116
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Born in Salt, Jordan, to parents from Nablus in 1899; studied in Nablus then went to Beirut to study Medicine but was forced to join the Ottoman Army as a result of WWI; became officer in charge of Aleppo train station; returned to Nablus after the war and joined his father in business; member of the Arab Party representing Nablus; was detained by the British Authorities in 1936-37 and deported to Jordan in 1939; returned to Nablus in 1940; was together with his father one of the first two Palestinians to be elected as members of the Jordanian Parliament in 1957, but was arrested due to his opposition to the government’s policy; became member of Arab human rights organizations and an expert on human rights issues at the UN; author of numerous books, studies and articles; died on 24 Nov. 1960.


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