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History of Fatah institution for families of Martyrs and prisoners

Official PA TV program The TV Dictionary, on the Fatah Institution for Cultural Affairs and Taking Care of the Families of the Martyrs and Prisoners

Official PA TV Host: “The Institution for Cultural Affairs and Taking Care of the Families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and Prisoners is a Palestinian body belonging to Fatah that was established at the start of the Palestinian revolution in 1965, and at the time it was called the Committee for Cultural Affairs and was located in Amman… In 1966 it was decided to establish a social security fund for members of the Fatah Movement and their families, and thus the committee turned into the Institution for Cultural Affairs and Taking Care of the Families of the Martyrs and Prisoners. Among the functions that the institution carries out is full care, including food, medical treatment, education, financial aid, and the like for the families of the Martyrs, missing, prisoners, wounded, and those harmed in the Palestinian revolution, regardless of citizenship and organizational affiliation… The institution has three main branches in Damascus, Beirut, and Irbid, while in the other Arab countries the district committees of the Fatah Movement fill the functions of the institution, in coordination with the main office in Beirut.”