List your profile here...FREE

Virtual Palestine: An Online Tour of Palestine
Palestine
People Profiles
Suleiman Najjab
Ramallah, Palestine
(1934-2001)
Suleiman Najjab - Was active in creating the PNF; one of the leaders of the Palestinian Communist Party; was appointed as its representative to the PLO Exec. Committee 1987.
Home > Palestine > People Profiles > MNO > Suleiman Najjab

Suleiman Najjab

Born in Jibya village in 1934; joined the Jordanian Communist Party (JCP) soon after its creation and became its Deputy Sec.-Gen.; was arrested after the April 1957 dismissal of the Nabulsi's government and imprisoned for eight years in Al-Jafar camp;

Was active in creating the PNF; among the first Palestinians wanted by the Israeli authorities following the occupation in 1967; went underground and organized resistance against the occupation; was eventually arrested by Israel in 1974 and placed for nine months in administrative detention before being deported in Feb. 1975;

One of the leaders of the Palestinian Communist Party; was appointed as its representative to the PLO Exec. Committee in April 1987 (until his death in 2001); played a key role in reconciling various resistance groups; participated in establishing the Palestinian People's Party (PPP) in 1991 and was elected member of its Central Committee and politburo; one of nine PLO Exec. Committee members who signed a statement rejecting the Oslo II Agreement on 4 Oct. 1995;

Died from cancer in the US on 12 Aug. 2001; was buried in Ramallah on 18 Aug. 2001.

Source: Passia Org.
and others

Do you know something we don't?
Contact Us
Virtual Gaza Strip: An Online Tour of Gaza Strip
Palestine Recipes: A Collection of Recipes from Palestine
Palestinian Costume: A Collection of Traditional Costumes from Palestine
Palestinian Crafts: A Collection of Traditional Crafts from Palestine
Virtual Jerusalem: An Online Tour of Jerusalem
 
WebGaza.net: Informational Resources about Gaza Strip and Palestine - North Gaza, Gaza, Deir El Balah, Khan Younis and Rafah.
More Profiles from my Homeland Ramallah

North Gaza : Gaza : Deir El Balah : Khan Younis : Rafah
© 2006 WebGaza.net: Informational Resources about Gaza Strip and Palestine.
Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Fair Use Notice

Suleiman Najjab