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Abdulfattah Hmoud

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1932
  • Age: 85
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Abdulfattah Hmoud Born in Tineh village near Ramleh on 24 Aug. 1932; was forced to flee with his family during the 1948 Nakba and ended up in Gaza; completed his high school studies at Imam Al-Shafi’i School; joined Cairo University in 1952 to study Petrol Engineering; co-founded the Palestine Student League which soon became known as the Palestine Student Association, and served as its Deputy-Pres.

(with Yasser Arafat as Pres.); participated in issuing the magazine Filastinuna (Our Palestine) which later became a Fateh organ; graduated from Cairo University in 1958; moved to Saudi Arabia and worked as Petrol Engineer until 1963; went to work in Qatar; co-founded Fateh in 1967 and became one of its first Central Committee members; resigned from his job as Petrol Engineer in Qatar in 1967 and moved to Jordan; was appointed to head Fateh’s regional command; died in a traffic accident on Al-Mafraq Road, northern Jordan, in 1968, while performing Fateh duties; is considered the first martyr among the Fateh Central Committee members; was buried in Amman.


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