Biography of Abu Jihad (1935-1988)

Palestinian politician, whose real name was Jalil al - Wazir, born in Ramleh in 1935 and died in Tunisia in 1988. Committed to the fight for the liberation of Palestine, in 1969 became the number two of the movement Fatah, to be appointed Deputy Commander of the military services. Since 1974, he took up political functions. He was sentenced to death by the Israeli secret services, and murdered in Tunisia.