Izzat Ghazzawi

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Izzat Ghazzawi (1951 – April 4, 2003) was a Palestinian writer.[1] He wrote about the sufferings of the Palestinian people and was arrested many times by Israeli authorities for "political activities".[2] He was a professor at Birzeit University and was awarded the Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought in 2001.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought (Brochure)". European Parliament. 2009. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "20 years of the Sakharov Prize". European Parliament. Retrieved 21 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2001" (pdf). European Parliament. Retrieved 21 December 2010.