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Ghassan Naim Barham

Sector : Academic Figures , Law

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1952
  • Age : 63
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Born in Zababdeh, near Jenin, in 1952 to a Christian family; educated in the Jenin Secondary School then the Beirut Arab University, where he gained a degree in Law; worked as a legal officer in the United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Interior; founded Filastin Al-Jadida newspaper in Jenin, with its first edition published in May 2000; announced in 2001 that he would challenge Yasser Arafat as Pres., but did not pursue his plan when the elections were postponed; calls for eliminating widespread corruption in the PA, excluding the US from the peace process, and signing a deal with Israel based on the 1947 UN Partition Plan, opposes making any concessions on the issue of Palestinian refugees; considered nominating himself as an independent candidate for the 2005 PA presidential elections following the death of Pres. Yasser Arafat but soon withdrew; runs a law office in Jenin; also writes short-stories, novels and plays.


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