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Giries Alkhoury

Giries Alkhoury

Sector : Academic Figures , Law

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1924
  • Age : 91
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1924, Taybeh- Ramallah, lives in Jerusalem since 1934. Graduate of Jerusalem Law College, 1947.

Founding member of the Jordan Bar Association in 1949; Member of the Executive Council of the Jordan Bar Association 1949 – 1967, Dean of lawyers, Jordan Bar Association, Jerusalem 1967 – 1984, founding member of the Professional Associations Center, Jerusalem 1970-1984, Chairman of the executive council of the Professional Association Center, Jerusalem 1970-1984, One of the architects of the lawyers’ strike on the West Bank, 1967, One of the architects of the National Guidance Committee, 1978 – 1983, Imprisoned by the Israeli authorities for political agitation against the occupation in 1980, placed under house arrest in 1980 and 1981. Chairman, Board of Trustees, Arab Thought Forum since 1977, first Christian Arab figure to make a political speech in the Haram Assharif compound, since the Palestinian Intifada of 1929, Honorary member of the Higher Islamic Committee.
 


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