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Tayseer Arouri

Sector : Government Officials , Officials

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1947
  • Age : 74
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Taysir Ragheb Arouri (April 7, 1947-July 27, 2016) was a prominent Palestinian communist politician and academic, one of the founders of the Palestinian Communist Party, a lecturer at Birzeit University and a member of the Central Council of the Palestine Liberation Organization.

Taysir Aruri was born in the town of Barham northwest of Ramallah on April 3, 1947. He studied at Moscow State University, where he obtained a master's degree in physics in 1973. He then returned to Palestine to work as a lecturer in the physics department at Birzeit University. He was arrested by the Israeli authorities in 1974, and he remained in detention until 1978.

In 1982, he re-established the Palestinian Communist Party with a group of his comrades, and was a member of the party's political bureau, which changed its name to become the Palestinian People's Party.

During the first Palestinian intifada, Arouri was in the united national leadership to direct the intifada (resist), and he was arrested after the intifada in 1988 and deported to Paris on August 27, 1989, to return from exile in April 1994 after a decision was issued to cancel the deportation of the deportees of the intifada.

In 2013, he published the book Defeats Not Destiny (ISBN 978-9950-8511-1-5), which is 38 articles that Aruri had written since the 1980s.

He died on July 27, 2016 in Ramallah, and was buried in his hometown of Barham.



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