Tagged: Deir Yassin

Quick Facts: The Palestinian Nakba Fact Sheets
IMEU

Quick Facts: The Palestinian Nakba

The Palestinian “Nakba” (“catastrophe” in Arabic) refers to the mass expulsion of Palestinian Arabs from British Mandate Palestine during Israel’s creation (1947-49). The Nakba was not an unintended result of war. It was a deliberate and systematic act necessary for the creation of a Jewish majority state in historic Palestine, which was overwhelmingly Arab prior to 1948.

on May 13, 2015
67 years later, Deir Yassin still bleeding wound for Palestinians News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

67 years later, Deir Yassin still bleeding wound for Palestinians

Palestinians on Thursday marked the 67th anniversary of the massacre of more than 100 Palestinian civilians by Zionist forces at the village of Deir Yassin. "The Deir Yassin massacre was a turning point in the history of the people of Palestine, and it continues to serve as a necessary reminder of Israel’s ongoing policies of displacement, dispossession and dehumanization, and its willful erasure of the Palestinian narrative and human presence in historical Palestine".

on April 9, 2015
FAQ: Deir Yassin Massacre Q&As
IMEU

FAQ: Deir Yassin Massacre

The massacre at Deir Yassin is one of some two dozen documented massacres of Palestinian civilians by Zionist forces seeking to transform Palestine into a Jewish state. If the import of catastrophes were gauged only in numbers of people slaughtered, Deir Yassin may not have taken on its central role in the Palestinian national consciousness.

on April 13, 2010
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