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RANTISI, ABDUL AZIZ ALI (1947-2004)

Pediatrician/Lecturer, Faculty of Science, Islamic University of Gaza, Chief Pediatrician in the Government Hospital, Khan Yunis (76-86). Assassinated on 17 April 2004 when Israel helicopters fired missiles at a car carrying him in Gaza.

 

 

ROCH, ALFRED

Born in Jaffa; representative of the Christian (Greek Catholic) community of Jaffa; anti-Zionist; supporter of the Husseini faction; elected to the 7th Palestinian National Congress (June 1928) as Christian representative; member of the Palestinian Delegation to London, 1930; elected vice-president of the Palestinian Arab Party in March 1935; elected representative to the Arab Higher Committee to represent the Christians in 1936; member of the delegation at the London Conference, St. James Palace, February 1939; rejected the Government's White Paper proposal. Roch died at the end of WWII.

 

 

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