Dr Ribhi Halloum is the general coordinator of GMJ and head of the GMJ International Executive Committee. He joined the PLO in 1966 and was its regional underground organizer in the UAE until 1971. He was a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council and the PNC until resigning in 1993 over opposition to the Oslo Accords. He previously headed the Jordanian preparatory committee for the march and according to an interview he gave in December 2011 prior to the recent GMJ conference in that country, “[t]he protest aims to move the right of return possessed by Palestinian refugees from theory to practice.”
Halloum is author of a number of books including this book below, Faithfulness to History, which eliminates Israel in its entirety from the map.