Five days ago (August 5th) marked the 86th anniversary of the birth of Dr. George Habash (Al-Hakim), the founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The PFLP, a revolutionary nationalist organization struggling for national liberation and socialism in Occupied Palestine, released the following statement to mark this occasion.
On August 2, 2012, the 86th anniversary of the birth of Dr. George Habash (Al-Hakim), the “wise man of the revolution,” founder of the Arab Nationalist Movement and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, the PFLP Political Bureau issued a statement, that this day should mark an occasion for a permanent departure from the path of Oslo, to confirm our adherence to resistance, steadfastness, and unity to achieve our people’s inalienable rights to return and self-determination, and to confront the occupation.
The Front said that on this occasion, its leadership, base, and all of its fighters renew their commitment to his path of thought, his example, and the values and qualities that he represents. Read the rest of this entry
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is a revolutionary organization fighting for national liberation and socialism in Palestine. It is the second largest member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization next to Arafat’s organization Fataḥ, and it is the largest revolutionary and communist.
The Deputy General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Comrade Abdel-Rahim Mallouh, said that a full investigation must be carried out following the Al-Jazeera report of the potential poisoning of the late President Yasser Arafat. He said that Arafat’s body should be exhumed to continue the investigation and that there is no religious or moral reason to prevent this.
Furthermore, Mallouh said that such an investigation can only help to expose the great crimes committed against our people, and that President Yasser Arafat paid a price for those crimes, and those responsible must be brought to justice.
Mallouh noted that Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz, was also Israel’s minister of defense at the time of the death of President Arafat, and that Mofaz was responsible for a number of assassinations of Palestinian leaders including Comrade Abu Ali Mustafa, General Secretary of the PFLP Read the rest of this entry