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Omar Dajani

Omar Dajani is a Palestinian-American professor and former member of the Palestine Liberation Organization's Negotiations Support Unit.

Dajani was born in Texas in 1970. He received his B.A. from Northwestern University in Illinois and his J.D. from Yale Law School.

In 1999, he left the United States to join the Palestine Liberation Organization's Negotiations Support Unit, where he worked as a senior legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team. In 2001, Dajani left his post at the PLO to take a position as a political advisor to United Nations Special Envoy Terje Rød-Larsen, which he held until 2003.

Dajani is currently a Professor of Law at the University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California.


  • Profile of Omar Dajani at the Institute for Middle East Understanding
  • Biography of Omar Dajani at Brit Tzedek v'Shalom
  • University of California - Hastings College of the Law Visiting Faculty

External links

  • (24 May 2011) at
  • (5 Jan 2011) at
  • (3 August 2006) at
  • (4 May 2003) at Common Ground News Service - Middle East

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