Tagged: Nakba

The Nakba and Palestine Refugees | IMEU Questions and Answers

The Nakba and Palestine Refugees | IMEU Questions and Answers

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The Nakba and Palestine Refugees | IMEU Policy Backgrounder

The Nakba and Palestine Refugees | IMEU Policy Backgrounder

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Massacres as a weapon of ethnic cleansing during the Nakba News & Analysis
Salman Abu Sitta, Mondoweiss

Massacres as a weapon of ethnic cleansing during the Nakba

A detailed history of the events leading up to Israel's ethnic cleansing campaigns in 1948, when over 400 Palestinian towns were destroyed and 700,000 Palestinians were forcibly displaced from their land.

on June 16, 2020
PODCAST: The project bringing Palestinian refugees back home News & Analysis
Henriette Chacar, +972 Magazine

PODCAST: The project bringing Palestinian refugees back home

An interview with Tarek Bakri, a young Palestinian engineer-turned- accidental-archivist, discussing his project of visually documenting Palestine through a 'then and now' approach in the social media era.

on May 19, 2020
13 insightful photos of early 1900s Palestine taken by engineer Nasri Fuleihan Nakba & Refugees
Alexandra Chaves, The National

13 insightful photos of early 1900s Palestine taken by engineer Nasri Fuleihan

As Palestinians plan to commemorate the Nakba, Israel's ethnic cleansing, this week, here's a look at pre-Nakba historical photographs offering glimpses of Palestine during the end of the Ottoman rule and the period after the First World War.

on May 11, 2020
Opinion: My Palestinian Family’s Land Was Stolen. Then It Showed Up On Airbnb.
Ziad Alwan, Buzzfeed

Opinion: My Palestinian Family’s Land Was Stolen. Then It Showed Up On Airbnb.

"My children and I should be able to farm our land like my father did. Instead, Israeli settlers run a bed and breakfast on it."

on April 3, 2019
Mourning Arabs Fly Palestinian Flags as Israel Marks Independence Day
Stephen Farrell, Ayat Basma, Reuters

Mourning Arabs Fly Palestinian Flags as Israel Marks Independence Day

In a field south of Haifa, near an Arab village that was depopulated and abandoned in 1948, children read the lyrics of nationalist anthems from their iPhones, while their elders sat beneath awnings, listening to dignitarites and musicians.

on April 19, 2018
After the Gaza Killings, It’s Time to Crack Down on Israel
Diana Buttu, Washington Post

After the Gaza Killings, It’s Time to Crack Down on Israel

Israel’s killing of 18 Palestinian protesters in Gaza last Friday was entirely predictable. It was also entirely avoidable. The victims were taking part in the annual Land Day march commemorating the 1976 killing of six Palestinians who were protesting Israel’s confiscation of thousands of acres of their land.

on April 4, 2018
Balfour Sparked a National Tragedy for the Palestinian People—with BDS, We Are Fighting Back
Omar Barghouti, Nesweek

Balfour Sparked a National Tragedy for the Palestinian People—with BDS, We Are Fighting Back

When Zionist militias forced my grandmother, Rasmiyyah, and her family out of their home in Safad at gunpoint during the 1948 Nakba, the process of settler-colonialism that was propelled by the Balfour Declaration and that culminated in ethnic cleansing became more than just a national tragedy for the indigenous people of Palestine. It became personal.

on November 2, 2017
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