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Atef Bseiso

Sector : Public Figures, Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1943
  • Age: 72
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Born in Gaza in 1948; graduated from the AUB; among the founders of a committee to organize the clandestine work of Fateh student youth; part of a revolutionary security and counter-intelligence committee (founded by Salah Khalaf); worked on training young Palestinian cadres in security issues by sending them to Europe; wanted by Israel as a suspect of the planners of the Munich operations in 1972; fourth ranking official (after Salah Khalaf, Walid Nimr and Hayel Abdul Hamid) of the unified Palestinian security apparatus founded in 1974; assumed the role of PLO Security chief following the assassination of Salah Khalaf in 1991; was assigned to be in charge of the security of the Palestinian participants in the 1991 Madrid Peace Conference (in cooperation with Spanish authorities); was the acting head of intelligence for the PLO; assassinated by Israel on 8 June 1992 outside his hotel in Paris, where he was on a mission to meet with French intelligence agents to discuss security matters.


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