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Mariam Mohammad Farhat

Mariam Mohammad Farhat

Sector : Public Figures, Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1949
  • Age: 67
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Biographical Information
• Born 1949
• From Gaza
• Six sons (3 killed in al-Aqsa Intifada)
Personal History
• 2002 Appeared on TV encouraging 17 year-old son before he attacked Gaza settlement
• Electoral platform: continuation of armed struggle, strengthening Islamic culture, scarf for all Palestinian women, and fight against poverty.


Achievements and Awards

Member of Parliament – National List

Notable Quotations
"There is no difference [between operations against civilians and soldiers]. This is Islamic religious law. I don't invent anything. I follow Islamic religious law in this" 
--‘Dream 2’ TV, December 2005
"Because I love my son, I encouraged him to die a martyr's death for the sake of Allah"
--al-Sharq al-Awsat, June 2002
"What we see every day - massacres, destruction, bombing [of] homes - strengthened, in the souls of my sons...the love of Jihad and martyrdom."
--al-Sharq al-Awsat, June 2002
"I encouraged all my sons to die a martyr's death, and I wish this even for myself" 
--al-Sharq al-Awsat, June 2002

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