Tagged: Diaspora

Will a Palestinian Return to Israel Ever Happen? Op-Eds & Analysis
Ghada Karmi, The Hill

Will a Palestinian Return to Israel Ever Happen?

On May 15 it was 67 years since the founding of the state of Israel and the consequent dispossession of the majority of Palestine's indigenous people, their dispersion to refugee camps and exile in various countries. I am one of those dispersed. The 67th anniversary of that catastrophic event in my life put me in mind of a painful incident which occurred in London in 1973.

on June 2, 2015
Bureau: Majority of Palestinians Live in Diaspora News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Bureau: Majority of Palestinians Live in Diaspora

As the Palestinian Nakba approaches, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday it has recorded a population of 12.1 million people worldwide, the majority of whom live outside of the occupied Palestinian territories. The figures show that at the end of 2014, 2.8 million Palestinians lived in the West Bank and 1.8 million in the Gaza Strip.

on May 13, 2015
On being Palestinian in a pro-Israel institution News Roundup
Serene Darwish, The Daily Northwestern

On being Palestinian in a pro-Israel institution

At this point, Northwestern's stance on the Israeli-Palestinian issue is clear as day. When University President Morton Schapiro actively releases a statement in opposition to the American Studies Association resolution and ensures that it reaches the inbox of every student from Evanston to Doha, students are marginalized.

on April 19, 2014
Rasha Kashkoush & Dana Salloum Palestinian Profiles
IMEU

Rasha Kashkoush & Dana Salloum

"We don't want to create another nonprofit when there are already so many incredible ones around the world that dedicate their work to Palestinians. Instead we want to provide nonprofits already serving Palestinians with additional support," explains Rasha Kashkoush, cofounder of Bilbaal, an online platform launching later this year that will make it easy for people to find Palestine-focused initiatives and organizations.

on March 30, 2014
Palestinians should not renounce their history Op-Eds & Analysis
Tareq Baconi and Zachariah Sammour, The Hill

Palestinians should not renounce their history

We and other Palestinians in the Diaspora are mobilizing to raise awareness of the pitfalls of the Framework Agreement. We call on the Palestinian negotiators and their American mediators to listen to the voices of Palestinians, both in exile and inside the homeland. Photo: Oren Ziv/ActiveStills

on March 18, 2014
Israel should allow return of Palestinian refugees Op-Eds & Analysis
Ghada Ageel, The Hill

Israel should allow return of Palestinian refugees

Israeli officials brag regarding their humanitarian aid to Haiti and the Philippines and to injured Syrian children yet stand by and do nothing for Palestinian refugees despite bearing an immense responsibility for the fact that Palestinian civilians are dying in the Syrian carnage. (Photo: Anne Paq/ActiveStills)

on January 30, 2014
Palestinian Refugees in Syria Fact Sheets
IMEU

Palestinian Refugees in Syria

On August 2, 2012, at least 20 Palestinian refugees living in the Yarmouk camp in the Syrian capital of Damascus were killed when mortar shells landed in a busy street. To put the plight of Palestinian refugees in Syria into context, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet.

on August 9, 2012
FAQ on the Nakba: The Nakba and Palestinian Refugees Today Q&As
IMEU

FAQ on the Nakba: The Nakba and Palestinian Refugees Today

For those unclear on the history of the Palestinian Diaspora, the IMEU offers the fact sheet, outlining the political and social issues faced by refugees today

on June 27, 2012
Who are the Palestinian refugees? Palestine 101
IMEU

Who are the Palestinian refugees?

Palestinian refugees are the individuals who have been forced from their homes through deliberate Israeli actions since 1948, and their children.

on December 13, 2005
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