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Hayel Abdelhamid also known as Abu El Hol (born 1937-January 1991) was the chief of security in the Palestine Liberation Organization. He was born in Safed City in 1937. Abdelhamid and his family were displaced to Damascus, Syria in 1948 during the First Intifada. He began his political activism during his early youth when he constituted the Arab Palestine Organization#:~:text=Arab Palestine Organization (Arabic%3A منظمة,GC) split from the group. In 1957, Abdelhamid led a Palestinian movement that sought to grant Palestinian refugees the same civil rights as Syrians with the exception of nationality and passport which was successful. In 1960, the Arab Palestine Organization#:~:text=Arab Palestine Organization (Arabic%3A منظمة,GC) split from the group was admitted into Fatah. Abdelhamid contributed to the establishment of the Egyptian Fatah branch in 1964 as well as confounding the branches located in Austria and Germany. He continued to advocate for Palestinian rights becoming one of the highest-ranking leaders in the Palestine Liberation Organization up until his death in 1991. He was shot and assassinated on January 14, 1991, in his home in Tunisia by a renegade bodyguard. He was martyred along with his colleague Salah Khalaf who was the deputy chief and head of intelligence of the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
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