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Sahar Fahed Alqawasmi

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1963
  • Age: 53
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Sahar was born in Hebron in 1963; mother of four; daughter of Fahed al-Qawasmi (assassinated by Abu Nidal group in Jordan in 1981). Doctor by trade, secretary of Fatah in Hebron; member of several medical organizations; only woman elected to lead Fatah in Hebron city.
Associate of the Palestinian Center for Peace and Democracy.
Member of the Child Higher Committee, for children’s rights.

Parliamentarian – National List
Member of Fatah
Notable Quotes
“Are we to wait for any financial guarantees? And we don't get external funds; do you have any vision of how a person will save bread for his children? This is the question that interests the public now.” –discussing the dire financial situation of some Palestinians and applying pressure on her colleagues to take strides to aid them., March 6, 2006

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