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Fayez Abu Rahmeh

Fayez Abu Rahmeh

Sector : Academic Figures , Law

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1929
  • Age : 83
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Born in Gaza on 23 Dec. 1929 to a renowned merchant family; graduated from the Arab College of Jerusalem in 1947; studied Law at Fu’ad I University (now Cairo University), graduating with a BA in 1951; began studies in Journalism at Cairo University in 1952 but stopped to join the Attorney General’s office in Gaza in 1953; resigned in 1955 and worked as a lawyer; was chosen to become a member of the first Afro-Asian Solidarity Conference in Cairo in 1957; member of the High Committee of the Palestinian National Union of Gaza from 1961-67; head of the Gaza Bar Association from 1976-85 and again from 1987-89; served as Vice-Chairman of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society in Gaza since 1979; was, together with Hanna Siniora, the only Palestinian accepted by the US and Israeli governments in Aug. 1985, to become part of a joint Jordanian‑Palestinian delegation to the peace talks; Board of Trustees member of An-Najah National University since 1986; after its establishment in 1994, became a legal adviser of the PA; was appointed by Pres. Yasser Arafat in July 1997 to replace Khaled Al-Qidrah as Attorney General; resigned in May 1998.


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