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Hatem Rabah Qafisheh

Hatem Rabah Qafisheh

Sector : Public Figures, Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1960
  • Age: 55
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Biographical Information:
Born 1960
Married with 4 children

Personal History:
Studied contemporary Middle Eastern politics and Islamic studies until he was detained
Member of Civil Authority for the Defense of Intifadat al-Aqsa in al-Khalil
Member of Palestinian Football League
Deputy President of Muslim Youths Association
Owner of a travel agency in Hebron which facilitates the Hajj pilgrimage
1992 - Deported to Marj al-Zuhour
1994 - Survived the Hebron massacre
1995 - Arrested by the Israelis for 27 months
Acted a the leading figure in the "Intifada of the Administrative Detainees" - a hunger strike for prisoner rights conducted in Megiddo, Damoun, and Telmond prisons in the mid-1990s.
Arrested by the Palestinian Authority and held for 102 days in 1998
2005 - Arrested by the Israelis and currently held in 6 months administrative detention in Ketziot prison
On August 10, 2006 his detention was extended for 3 months.


Achievements and Awards

Notable Quotations:
“The prisoners and the detentions were and still the fuel of war.”

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