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Said Hammami murdered in London

Title
Said Hammami murdered in London
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:13:21
Description
Series of interviews on the assassination of Said Hammami. In 1972 he was appointed to be the PLO spokesman in London, where he publicly espoused anti-terrorist policies. There was growing opposition to his moderate stance and in 1978 Hammami was assassinated in his London office, allegedly by a group headed by Palestinian extremist Abu Nidal. Interviews with friends, colleagues, the authorities (not named) speculating as to who murdered him, and why and security of the building he worked in.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Politics; London; Religion; Terrorism; PLO; Homicide; Said Hammami; Abu Nidal

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