Last updated on: 4/9/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Abdel Aziz Rantissi, MD Biography

Title:
Former Leader of Hamas
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“No recognition of the Zionist entity. For if I cannot liberate [Palestine] then then future generations will inevitably do so.”

“Straight From the Mouth of Hamas,” Kul al-Arab, Jan. 9, 1998

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Named Head of Hamas upon the assassination of Sheikh Yassin, Mar. 2004
  • Founding member of Hamas, 1987
  • Chief Pediatrician, Khan Yunis Government Hospital, 1978
  • Joined the Muslim Brotherhood, 1976
Education:
  • MD, Pediatric Medicine, Alexandria University
  • MA, Pediatrics, Alexandria University
Other:
  • Assassinated by Israeli security forces, Apr. 2004