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last updated May 12, 2010
published May 12, 2010
Statement of Proclamation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1964)
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Documents
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Wye River Memorandum
December 2009 Economic Statistics from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics


Publications
Poll No. 4, January 1994 - On Palestinian Attitudes to the PLO-Israel Agreement
The Stone and the Olive Branch: Four Years of the Intifada, from Jabalia to Madrid
Poll No. 88 - Sept 2016 - Youth poll on Politics, Education & The Future


Background
Civil society (Palestinian)
Solutions for Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Political system (Palestinian)


Resources
Abbas shuffles PLO Executive Committee, ousts Qaddoumi, Maan News, September 12, 2009
Ashrawi First Woman in PLO Executive Committee [August 23 – August 29], MIFTAH website
PLO Political Program (1974), Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations


Document Text
STATEMENT OF PROCLAMATION OF THE ORGANIZATION

(Jerusalem, 28 May 1964)

Believing in the right of the Palestinian Arab people to its sacred homeland Palestine and affirming the inevitability of the battle to liberate the usurped part from it, and its determination to bring out its effective revolutionary entity and the mobilization of the capabilities and potentialities and its material, military and spiritual forces;

And in realization of the will and determination of our people to wage the battle of liberating its homeland forcefully as the effective and fighting vanguard of the sacred march;

And in realization of a genuine aspiration of the Arab nation embodied in the resolutions of the League of Arab States and the First Arab Summit Conference;

And depending upon God Almighty and in the name of the First Arab Palestinian Congress held in the city of Jerusalem this day on the 16th of Muharram of the year 1384, corresponding to 28 May 1964,

I do hereby proclaim the establishment of the Palestine Liberation Organization as a mobilizing leadership of the forces of the Palestinian Arab people to wage the battle of liberation, as a shield for the rights and aspirations of the people of Palestine and as a road to victory.

Ahmad Shukairy

Chairman of the First Palestinian Conference
Document Text
STATEMENT OF PROCLAMATION OF THE ORGANIZATION

(Jerusalem, 28 May 1964)

Believing in the right of the Palestinian Arab people to its sacred homeland Palestine and affirming the inevitability of the battle to liberate the usurped part from it, and its determination to bring out its effective revolutionary entity and the mobilization of the capabilities and potentialities and its material, military and spiritual forces;

And in realization of the will and determination of our people to wage the battle of liberating its homeland forcefully as the effective and fighting vanguard of the sacred march;

And in realization of a genuine aspiration of the Arab nation embodied in the resolutions of the League of Arab States and the First Arab Summit Conference;

And depending upon God Almighty and in the name of the First Arab Palestinian Congress held in the city of Jerusalem this day on the 16th of Muharram of the year 1384, corresponding to 28 May 1964,

I do hereby proclaim the establishment of the Palestine Liberation Organization as a mobilizing leadership of the forces of the Palestinian Arab people to wage the battle of liberation, as a shield for the rights and aspirations of the people of Palestine and as a road to victory.

Ahmad Shukairy

Chairman of the First Palestinian Conference
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