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Taysir Aruri

Taysir Aruri

Sector : Public Figures , Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1944
  • Age : 72
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Born around 1944 in Burham near Ramallah; lecturer in Physics at Birzeit University; member of the Palestine People’s Party (PPP); detained by the Israeli authorities without formal charges or trial from 1974-78; appeals from members of the international physics community played a role in his release in Jan. 1978; was an activist in the Popular Committees of the first Intifada; was again arrested in Aug. 1988, shortly after signing a statement in Jerusalem with other Israeli and Palestinian academics that called for mutual recognition and peace; was a member of the PLO Steering Committee, which directed negotiations in Washington in 1992/93; member of the PLO Central Council; coordinator of the Palestinian Democratic Coalition.


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