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Ahmad Mohammad Attoun

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1968
  • Age: 47
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Born in 1968 in Sur Baher, Jerusalem; graduated from Al-Aqsa High School in Jerusalem in 1986; studied Shari’a Law, graduating with a BA in 1992; was repeatedly arrested by Israel in 1988, 1992, 1994-97 and placed in administrative detention in 1998-99; Imam of Al-Morabitin Mosque in Sur Baher; works also as the supervisor of the Zeid Ibn Thabet Centers for teaching Qur’an and heads Al-Muntada Ath-Thaqafi (Cultural Forum) in Sur Baher; is a MA candidate in Islamic Studies at Al-Quds University; was elected as PLC member (Change and Reform, Jerusalem district) in the Jan. 2006 elections; was arrested (along with other PA ministers and PLC members) in an Israeli military sweep against Hamas on 29 June 2006; refused to resign from the PLC as demanded by Israel and had his Jerusalem residency permit and Israeli ID card subsequently revoked by Interior Minister Roni Bar-On on 30 June 2006; is still detained as of July 2006.


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