Al-Qiyada al-Wataniyya al-Muwahhida li-l-Intifada Collection
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Al-Qiyada al-Wataniyya al-Muwahhida li-l-Intifada (the Unified National Command of the Intifada) was founded in January 1988 during the Intifada (Palestinian uprising on the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip); composed of anonymous young members of Fatah, the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and the Communist Party of Palestine (CPP); issued 46 numbered leaflets, with a distribution of 10,000 to 35,000 each, through which it was able to direct the Intifada; several times the whole Unified National Command was arrested, each time to be succeeded by others; dissolved in September 1989; the Intifada itself ended with the Gulf War, and was superseded by the Oslo Accords of September 1993, when the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) regained its dominant position in the Occupied Territories.
Collection of the leaflets Nos. 1-42, 46 (partly in original and partly photocopies) of the Unified National Command 1988-1989; some leaflets issued separately by the PFLP, DFLP, CPP, al-Havaka al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya (HAMAS), the Local Command Council of Rammallah and other local organizations 1987-1990.
Inventory made by Roel Meijer
Alternate Form of Material
Security microfilm 1990.