Tagged: Nakba

#Marking50 Series: Ibrahim Videos
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#Marking50 Series: Ibrahim

“It was the worst scene ever when we were pushed out [by Zionist forces]. Only God knows how much I cried.” A Nakba survivor, 86-year-old Ibrahim lived through displacement in 1948 and has endured 50 years of Israeli occupation.

on June 6, 2017
#Marking50 Series: Fadwa Khalil Videos
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#Marking50 Series: Fadwa Khalil

Fadwa Khalil was 9 years old when Israel occupied the West Bank, pushing her family out of their home. It was the second time her family was displaced, after Israel forced them out them as part of the ethnic cleansing of 1948.

on June 5, 2017
Life Before the Expulsion in Palestine Videos
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Life Before the Expulsion in Palestine

In honor of Nakba Remembrance day, this video commemorates life before the Nakba and shows the ongoing Nakba that is continuing presently. "We were there. We do exist." Today, 7 million+ Palestinians are denied their right to return by Israel.

on May 15, 2017
Why Is Israel Afraid of the Nakba’s March of Return? News Roundup
Jonathan Cook, Al Jazeera English

Why Is Israel Afraid of the Nakba’s March of Return?

The annual "March of Return" by Palestinians in Israel , commemorating the Nakba - the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes in 1948, has been blocked by the Israeli police for the first time in its history.

on April 10, 2017
What We Talk About When We Don’t Talk About The Nakba Op-Eds & Analysis
Donna Nevel, The Forward

What We Talk About When We Don’t Talk About The Nakba

In recent weeks, I have been paying particular attention to the arguments in favor of Zionism from those who call themselves progressive Zionists and call for a two-state solution, support Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state, and express criticism of some of Israel’s policies and actions.

on March 29, 2017
Young Palestinian Dancers Tell Stories of Resistance News Roundup
Nora Barrows-Friedman, The Electronic Intifada

Young Palestinian Dancers Tell Stories of Resistance

A group of young dancers and rappers from the Dheisheh refugee camp in the occupied West Bank are on tour, bringing original music, hip-hop and dabke folk dance to audiences across the US.

on March 22, 2017
Why Is Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Such a Big Deal? Videos
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Why Is Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Such a Big Deal?

Donald Trump has pledged to do something no other U.S. president has done: move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. This would be unprecedented support for Israeli occupation and theft of Palestinian land.

on January 17, 2017
Interview with Diana Buttu on Shimon Peres’ Legacy News Roundup
Al-Jazeera English

Interview with Diana Buttu on Shimon Peres’ Legacy

Speaking to Al Jazeera from Nazareth, former Palestinian peace negotiator Diana Buttu remembered Shimon Peres as a “war criminal”.

on September 28, 2016
The World Mourns Shimon Peres as Israel Considers His Legacy News Roundup
William Booth & Ruth Eglash, The Washington Post

The World Mourns Shimon Peres as Israel Considers His Legacy

JERUSALEM — As tributes poured in from abroad, Israel prepared to say goodbye to Shimon Peres, one of the founders of the Jewish state, who died Wednesday of complications from a massive stroke. For many, Peres’s long and complex legacy reads like chapters from Israel’s history. The 93-year-old — a former prime minister...

on September 28, 2016
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