-Abdul Sattar Qattan was born in Aleppo, 1940. He is a father to four daughters.
- He is an electronic engineer and holds numerous patents on inventions.
- He was arrested in 1975 due to his moderate Islamic tendency, and released in 1977
- He was arrested a second time in 1979 for the same reason and suffered from the horrors of torture in Tadmur Prison and other interrogation centres until his release in 1996.|
20 May 2007