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Issam Sartawi

Issam Sartawi

Sector : Public Figures, Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1935
  • Age: 81
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1935-1983, Sarta, Nablus. Study medicine at American University. Later specializing in cardiology; on 1983 he was shot and assassinated in Portugal on 12 April 1983. Led his own guerilla faction in the late 1960s before becoming Fateh member; charged with special missions by the PLO chairman; leading and successful advocate of developing contacts with (moderate) Israelis; considered a controversial figure in the PLO because of his daring diplomatic maneuvers; received the Austrian Kreisky prize in 1979 for seeking an end to the Arab-Israeli conflict.


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