Muhammed Wattad (Arabic: محمد وتد, Hebrew: מוחמד ותד; 1 June 1937 – 24 September 1994) was an Israeli Arab journalist, writer and politician who served as a member of the Knesset between 1981 and 1988.
|Faction represented in the Knesset|
|Born||1 June 1937|
Jatt, Mandatory Palestine
|Died||24 September 1994(aged 57)|
A member of Mapam, he edited the Arabic-language version of the party's newspaper, Al HaMishmar. In 1981 he was elected to the Knesset on the Alignment list (an alliance of Mapam and the Labor Party). He was re-elected in 1984, shortly after which Mapam left the Alignment. On 12 July 1988 he left Mapam to join Hadash, due to disappointment with Mapam's policy towards the First Intifada.
He died in 1994 following a traffic collision.
- Mergers and Splits amongst Parliamentary Groups Knesset website
- Muhammed Wattad on the Knesset website