On the Stump Behind Bars

Rees, Matt; Hamad, Jamil; Klein, Aharon; Calabresi, Massimo
December 2004
Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/13/2004, Issue 49, p13
The article reports that Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences in an Israeli jail has announced that he will contest in the elections in the wake of the death of Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat, for Palestinian President. Presently Mahmoud Abbas, Arafat's longtime deputy who has the backing of the Central Committee of Fatah, the most powerful Palestinian party, is considered as the favorite in the January 9, 2005 election.


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