Video: New video shows Palestinian youths killed by Israeli army on Nakba Day posed no threat to soldiers By Allison Deger

20 May 2014 — Mondoweiss

Video of the two Palestinians killed last Thursday at an annual Nakba Day protest outside of Ofer prison show the youths did not pose a threat to life to Israeli soldiers. And a photo set reveals one medic was shot in the head while aiding a wounded youth (Warning: graphic images).

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West Funds Insurgencies By Felicity Arbuthnot

19 May 2014 — williambowles.info

Thursday, May 15 marked Nakba Day, Yawm an-Nakba, “Day of Catastrophe”, the onset of the displacement of up to 800,000 Palestinians, at the time 67% of the population, followed by the destruction of over 500 villages since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, under the commitment agreed to by the then British Foreign Secretary, Lord Arthur Balfour, in November 1917.

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Palestine: Lessons in desert blooming By Jimmy Johnson

20 December 2013 — Mondoweiss

“This life as a simple citizen and laborer has its benefits not only for the person himself but perhaps also for his country. After all, there is room for only one Prime Minister, but for those who make the desert bloom there is room for hundreds, thousands and even millions” – David Ben Gurion, 1954

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Israeli government is planning the largest single attempt at the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians since the 1948 Nakba

2 August 2013 — PAJU

The Begin-Prawer Plan, which is the name of the law calling for the mass relocation of the Bedouin, passed its first reading in the Israeli Knesset on Wednesday, June 23. If the law is fully passed and implemented, it will mean the destruction of up to 40 Bedouin villages. Over the ruins of these villages, the Jewish National Fund—an Israeli para-statal organization with a charitable branch in Canada—will plant forests and help to establish Jewish-only settlements as part of its four billion dollar campaign: Blueprint Negev

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6.8 million Palestinian refugees and counting – Towards a popular strategy for resisting forcible displacement

1 August 2013 — Mondoweiss

Following World Refugee Day, June 20th, 2013 the central issue to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict continues to be the mass displacement of Palestinians. The creation of refugees, currently 6.8 million, and refusing their Right of Return is a main component of the ongoing Nakba. The violent uprooting of Palestinians from their homeland was waged in an evolving way from 1947 to the present.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 21 May 2013: Israeli archive file shows that Israel’s founder tried to erase Palestinian Nakba

21 May 2013 — VTJP

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PPP Slams Arrest Of Five Of Its Members By P.A. Forces
IMEMC – Tuesday May 21 2013; the leftist Palestinian People Party (PPP) issued a statement condemning the arrest of five of its members by the Palestinian Security Forces in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 17 May 2013

17 May 2013 — VTJP

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17 Palestinians Injured In The Al-Arroub Refugee Camp
IMEMC – Friday, May 17, 2013; Palestinian medical sources reported that 17 Palestinians have been injured by rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs fired by Israeli soldiers invading the Al-Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 15 May 2013: Nakba survivor: ’If you wanted to live, you left

15 May 2013 – VTJP

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Clashes, Injuries, Reported In Hebron
IMEMC – Palestinian medical sources reported that dozens of Palestinians have been injured during clashes that took place with Israeli soldiers in Kharsa village, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Israeli army sources said that four soldiers have been injured. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 14 May 2013: Gaza: a Lie Agreed Upon

14 May 2013 – VTJP

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Barghouthi: “Right Of Return, A Sacred Right”
IMEMC – In a statement released from his prison cell, detained Palestinian political leader, Marwan Barghouthi, stated that May 15, marks the 65th anniversary of the Nakba, when Israel was established in the historic land of Palestine, over the ruins of hundreds of displaced and destroyed villages and towns, and added that on this day, the Palestinians reaffirm their legitimate inalienable Right of Return to their homeland. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 30 December 2011: Shocking Nakba Testimony by Former Israeli Palmach Fighter

30 December 2011 — VTJP

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Israel Closes Karm Abu Salem Crossing
IMEMC – Israeli authorities temporarily close the Karm Abu Salem Crossing with the Gaza Strip, Palestinian Security sources reported on Friday. The border crossing will re-open on Sunday. …

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Update from the Electronic Intifada 25 July 2011: Oslo horror | Israeli left’s belated awakening | Gaza women | Nakba Day eyewitness | Women prisoners

25 July 2011 — Electronic Intifada

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 6 July, 2011: Israel lawmaker ‘narrowly escapes UK arrest warrant’

6 July , 2011 — VTJP

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Spanish flotilla activists occupy embassy in Greece
IMEMC – Thursday July 07, 2011 – 02:16, A group of Spanish activists have occupied their country’s embassy in Greece, calling for the release of an aid flotilla to the Gaza Strip.

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