ABDUL HADI, GHADA (1954-)

member of the right of return committee and the Committee for the Defense of Freedom

Born in Nablus in 1954; arrested for the first time at the age of 11 by the Jordanian authorities in 1965 for participating in demonstrations; following the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza in 1967 was put under house arrest in Nablus, then sentenced by Israeli authorities for one year imprisonment in 1969 under allegations of joining activities organized by Shadia Abu Ghazaleh; after her release continued her education and was active in community and political committees; arrested again in 1992 and detained for one month; founded Hawwa Center for Culture and Arts in Nablus in 1994; member in the Higher National Committee - Nablus District, the GUPW, and the Female Political Prisoners’ Committee; member of the right of return committee and the Committee for the Defense of Freedom; involved in community work.

Ghada Abdul Hadi