Palestinians in purgatory Eternally displaced — by Mona Bieling on Qantara de

The number of internally displaced Palestinians is currently estimated to be around 300,000. A fact the Israeli government is keen to ignore. Hardly surprising, considering that acknowledging IDP rights of return would necessarily entail recognising the events of 1948 in their entirety. By Mona Bieling Haifa′s abandoned Palestinian district of Wadi Salib is located between…

Occupation of Palestine: Zochrot (remembering) the Nakba — Video

Uploaded on 11 Dec 2007 Presence of Palestinian refugees brought to Rotchild Ave. in Tel Aviv on the 29th of November 2007, to commemorate 60 years to the UN’s Partition Plan. ***** Some archives Posts on Nakba on PBSJ Blog Mass graves of Palestinians killed in 1948 Nakba discovered in Jaffa — IOA Org Palestinians…

What Is Special about Israel? — By Ran Greenstein on Jadaliyya com

Palestinian Loss of Land 1947 to Present Image from ifamericansknew.org   This time of the year we commemorate sixty-seven years to the 1948 war and Nakba, and forty-eight years to the 1967 war and occupation. As always, the question of why particular attention must be paid to these events comes up. Is there anything special…

Three videos on Israel/ Palestine: On Israel’s policy of forced displacement, Refugees -according to International Law and the Just solution of the displacement problem — by Zochrot, Israeli NGO

Lecture: Continuous displacement: Institutionalized internal and external displacement ***** Lecture: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons in International Law ***** Lecture: The just solution of the displacement problem according to international law Source: Zochrot Published on 1 Jan 2015 הפתרון הצודק לבעיית העקורים בהתאם לחוק הבינלאומי הרצאה זו תתמקד בסעדים המשפטיים השונים העומדים לרשותם של אלה…

Palestine: Remembering the Nakba – Global Voices Online org news story

May 15 is Nakba Day, when Palestinians commemorate the displacement and dispossession that took place at the time of Israel’s establishment in 1948. In this post we look at how the day was marked by Palestinians on blogs and Twitter this year. “Nakba” means “catastrophe”, and refers to the process of mass expulsion of Palestinians…

Video and Text:Testimony of Amnon Neumann, Palmach soldier – Zochrot Org

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS4OXOom_vk&feature=player_embedded     A Public hearing at Zochrot, a testimony given by Amnon Neauman, a 1948 Palmach soldier describing the occupation of the Negev villages. Initiated and organized by Amir Hallel. The testimony was video-recorded by Lia Tarachansky. Miri Barak prepared the transcription. Eitan Bronstein edited, summarized, and added footnotes. Translated to English…