Fadwa Barghouti

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Fadwa Barghouti
فدوى البرغوثي
Fadwa Barghouti at Fête de l'Humanité 2014
Born (1963-05-15) 15 May 1963 (age 60)
Alma materAl-Quds University Beirut Arab University
SpouseMarwan Barghouti

Fadwa Al-Barghouti (Umm Al-Qassam) (born 15 May 1963) is a Palestinian lawyer and member of the Fatah council. The wife of politician Marwan Barghouti, who is currently held in Israeli prison for murder, she holds a master's degree in law in 2003 from Al-Quds University, and holds a bachelor's degree in law from Beirut University in 1997.[1][2]

In 2009, she won and became a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council elections held during the Sixth Congress of Fatah in Bethlehem.[3] On 4 December 2016, she won again as a member of the council.[citation needed]

Fadwa Al-Barghouti will run in the upcoming legislative elections in Palestine on an independent list called "Freedom."[4][5]


  1. ^ Ashly, Jaclynn. "The love story of Fadwa and Marwan Barghouti". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2021-04-01.
  2. ^ "Fadwa Barghouti – Mapping Palestinian Politics – European Council on Foreign Relations". ECFR. 2018-03-31. Retrieved 2021-04-01.
  3. ^ "نتائج انتخابات اعضاء المجلس الثوري لحركة فتح مع عدد الاصوات التي حصل عليها كل مرشح". www.alwatanvoice.com.
  4. ^ "Imprisoned Palestinian leader's entry shakes up planned vote". NBC News. April 2021.
  5. ^ KRAUSS, JOSEPH (April 1, 2021). "Imprisoned Palestinian leader's entry shakes up planned vote". Times Union.