Interviewees

INTERVIEWEES MAIN   \     \   RAMADAN ABDULLAH SHALLAH

Ramadan Abdullah Shallah
Ramadan Abdullah Shallah
Secretary General, Islamic Jihad
Damascus, Syria
Ramadan Abdullah Shallah is the Secretary General of Islamic Jihad. Previously, he was involved with secular-nationalist organizations, and joined the Shqaqi-Awda faction in the early 1980s. Shallah fled from Gaza in the early 1980s, and studied in the United Kingdom. He then moved to the United States where he helped run the World and Islam Studies Enterprise, based in Florida (est. 199). Shallah left the United States in May 1995. He became the head of Islamic Jihad in November 1995, after the assassination of Fathi Shqaqi in Oct. He is now based in Damascus.
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