(, also known by his kunya
أبو عائدة Abu Aida
the father of Aida
(the father of return)) (1927 - March 8, 2009), was a Palestinian
, living in Haifa
, Israel. He was the leader of the Jewish
left-wing group called the Red Front
, which was an anti-Zionist
group. He was convicted on grounds of treason and spent 17 years in the Israeli jail in what is considered by the Israeli Security Agency
as one of its famous historical affairs.
Daud Turki was born in 1927 to a Palestinian Christian
family from the Galilee village of al-Maghar between Nazareth
and the Lake Tiberias
. He grew up in the city of Haifa. His father's name is Simaan
Daud, who died from being shot by British occupation troops in Haifa in the 1936-1939 uprising, and his mother Sadi'a Khouri is also from al-Maghar in the Galilee. His grandfather Turki belonged to the David (Daud) clan of al-Mughar a traditional Christian Palestinian family group. In 1948 when Israel was established his immediate family fled from Haifa to the Druze village of Beit Jan, which afforded them protection and helped prevent them from becoming refugees. He was married to Khazna Daud and had three daughters Aida, Georget, and Nidal.
He was an Arab......