Izzat Muhammad Darwaza
Who is Izzat Muhammad Darwaza?
Izzat Muhammad Darwaza,is considered as one of the first Palestinian nationalists, who was responsible for finding the secret al-Fatat organization and he found this during the years of the Ottoman Empire.He became famous when he went on to resist British rule in Palestine and Zionism.
He was born in 1888,in a middle-class family in Nabulus.During his early days, he worked as a clerk in the post and telegraph office.He founded the secret nationalist organization called as al-Fatat in 1911,and they had a main aim for independence and unity for the various Arab nations then under Ottoman rule.
Formation of organization
He was also responsible for the involvement in setting up the Al-Jamiyya al Filistinya ,called as Palestine Society,and it promoted the Palestinian cause for independence and they also developed ties with Syria. In 1919, during the First Palestinian Arab Congress, which was Jerusalem in 1919, he firml supported the unity of Palestinian and Syrian. He also wrote passionately about the threat that Zionism posed to an independent Palestine, and he strongly rejected any form of government rule by foreign powers.
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