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Hasan Khreisheh

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1955
  • Age: 60
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Biographical Information
 Resides in Tulkarem
 Born in 1955
Personal History
Has a doctorate
 MA in Gynecology
 Deputy Speaker of the PLC
 Independent candidate with Hamas support
 Frequent critic of Arafat’s policies during his leadership
 Attempted to arrange meeting between Fatah and Hamas leadership in early June 2006 to salvage their increasingly antagonistic relationship
 Arrested by Israel upon his return from Jordan on July 6, 2006 and held on charges of membership in Hamas; released on July 31, 2006


Achievements and Awards

Parliamentarian - Tulkarem
Second Deputy to the President of the Legislative Council

Notable Quotations
"This will return us to point zero, to when there was no [Palestinian] Authority.” – referring to abduction of Gilad Shalit
--Financial Times, June 29, 2006
“I personally saw [these moves] as disrespectful,” – on last-minute Fatah legislation bolstering the party before the changeover in the Palestinian government
--Middle East Report Online, April 19, 2006
"This is... treachery. It is a treacherous act to help build the racist wall at a time when Palestinian children are risking their lives and dying protesting the evil structure” – on his committee’s finding that Palestinians had been supplying Israeli construction firms with cement
--Haaretz, July 10, 2005
“The Israeli government and the forces of occupation” are behind the internal Palestinian conflicts between Fatah and Hamas., October 11, 2005

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