Nakba Day

CT remembers Nakba Day

Palestinians around the world commemorated Nakba Day (The Catastrophe) on Wednesday – regarded as the most pivotal day in the history of Palestine. On the 15 May 1948, Zionist militias forced more than 750,000 Palestinians to flee their homeland. This started a chain of events that left more than eight[…]

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Hundreds march in support of Palestine in London

LONDON (Ma’an) — Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of London, on Saturday, in solidarity with the Palestinian people who are commemorating the 71st anniversary of the 1948 Nakba or “catastrophe,” when an estimated 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled from their homes when the state of Israel was created.[…]

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Calls for SA to expel Israeli ambassador

“Expel the Israeli ambassador from South Africa and close the Israeli embassy.” That was the vociferous call from the crowd of 2500 at yesterday’s mass march in solidarity with Palestinians on the 70th anniversary of the Nakba. The Cape Town march was dubbed the #GreatReturnMarch in solidarity with the thousands[…]

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Mass protest action in CT on Nakba Day

Palestine solidarity movements are hoping to reignite the epic Gaza demonstration in 2014 with a mass protest action on the 15th May, known as Nakba day. Nakba Day marks the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their home land, which lead to the creation of the Zionist state[…]

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Never forget the Nakba

OPINION by Ibrahim Vawda As Palestinian refugees and internally displaced persons (approximately 66% of Palestinian population worldwide) enter the 70th  year of forced displacement from, and within, their ancestral homeland, Israel continues to create intolerable living conditions which further swell the number of displaced Palestinians. This ongoing Nakba (‘catastrophe’) is[…]

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Handful picket in CT on Nakba Day

For Palestinians around the world this day, Al-Nakba, marks the date that their entire world was turned upside down. May 15th every year commemorates the Nakba, which is Arabic for ‘catastrophe’. On this day 67 years ago, Israel began its ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people where approximately 400 villages[…]

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