May 15th, 1948

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[EN]

Soon will be 60 years of Nakba.

“May 15th, 1948, was the Palestinian Al-Nakba (The Catastrophe) . For Palestinians, it symbolizes the dispossession, displacement, and uprooting of 800,000 Palestinians from their homes in what then became Israel. Many of these refugees and their descendants, who now number more than 4 million, still languish in refugee camps in the West Bank, Gaza, and surrounding Arab countries. While Al-Nakba embodies the first major wave of forced expulsion of Palestinians from their land, Israel’s premeditated campaign of ethnic cleansing continues to this very day… ” [ ‘ Annie`s Letters‘ ]

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[RO – traducere adaptata]

In curand se vor implinii 60 de ani de la inceputul “Catastrofei si Prigoanei Palestiniene”.

“Ziua de 15 Mai 1948 , a fost ziua inceputului Catastrofei. Pentru Palestinieni , simbolizeaza deposedarea, jaful, batjocorirea si expulzarea a peste 800 000 de Palestinieni din casele lor …pentru a face loc la ceea ce astazi se numeste Israel. Multi dintre acesti refugiati si urmasii lor,care acum sunt in numar de aproximativ 4 milioane de suflete, inca se mai afla in tabere de refugiati in West Bank,Gaza, si in tarile arabe din zona.

In timp ce Al-Nakba(Catastrofa) reprezinta punerea in practica a primului mare val de expulzare fortata a Palestinienilor de pe pamanturile lor, astazi , campania premeditata de purificare etnica a Israelului ,continua… “

One Response to “May 15th, 1948”

  1. […] tizona wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerpt [EN] Soon will be 60 years of Nakba. “May 15th, 1948, was the Palestinian Al-Nakba (The Catastrophe) . For Palestinians, it symbolizes the dispossession, displacement, and uprooting of 800,000 Palestinians from their homes in what then became Israel. Many of these refugees and their descendants, who now number more than 4 million, still languish in refugee camps in the West Bank, Gaza, and surrounding Arab countries. While Al-Nakba embodies the first major wave of forced expulsion of Palestinians from their land, Israel’s premeditated campaign of ethnic cleansing continues to this very day… ” [ ‘ Annie`s Letters‘ ] […]

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