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View from Palestine: Nakba Day and the Catastrophe of Israeli Conquest

Nakba, or Catastrophe, refers to when the Jewish militias ethnically cleansed Palestine, forcing approximately 750,000 Palestinians into exile because they were not Jewish and that their presence and predominant ownership of the land ‘presented obstacles to the creation of Israel.’ On … Continue reading

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When There’s No Clear Reason

“Nakba” (Arabic for catastrophe) refers to the events in 1948, when two-thirds of the Palestinian population were forcibly displaced from their land. Over sixty years on, Palestinian refugees are the world’s largest refugee population. To date, the international community has … Continue reading

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