According to Maan, the Palestinian National Council chairman Salim az-Zanoun has announced that there are eleven candidates running for the six vacant seats (out of a total of 18) in the Executive Committee of the PLO. The six will be elected at the upcoming PNC session in Ramallah. Az-Zanoun shared the names of five candidates in the race; Hanan Ashrawi, Abdul Raziq Al-Yahyah, Saeb Erekat, Ahmad Al-Majdalani and Mustapha Barghouti.
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This blog came about spontaneously (titled 'Gaza Peace n' Freedom') in the midst of the January 2009 Gaza Massacre, seeking to present links, photos and videos of a fraction of the multitude of protests occuring around the world with the objective of letting the people of Gaza know that they are not alone, letting the Israeli warmongers know that their crimes will not be forgotten.