Last updated on: 9/17/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Salman Husein Abu-Sitta, PhD Biography

Title:
President of the Palestine Land Society (PLS)
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“The implementation of their [Palestinian refugees’] inalienable rights is the key to a permanent peace. All else, including a Palestinian state, so-called regional cooperation or other contrived devices to obscure this fundamental issue, is peripheral.”

“The Implementation of the Right of Return,” www.plands.org, 2001

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Speaks regularly at Palestinian refugee camps and refugee communities throughout the world.
  • Best known for his research on the feasibility and legality of the return of Palestinian refugees.
Education:
  • PhD, University of London, Civil Engineering
  • BA, Cairo University
Other:
  • None found