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Victory for Iraq Burin as demonstrators commemorate the Nakba

Today fifty demonstrators from Iraq Burin, together with international activists, marched in commemoration of the Nakba’s 62nd anniversary, and to protest to the illegal Israeli occupation of the village’s lands. Israeli occupation forces enacted their policy of violent “crowd dispersal” ...

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Nakba demonstration held in Aneen village

15 May 2009 In commemoration of the 61st year of al Nakba, residents from all over the Jenin area went to Aneen to demonstrate against the Apartheid Wall built on Palestinian land. About 300 woman, children, and men marched together ...

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Arabs slam bill to criminalize ‘nakba’

Brenda Gazzar | The Jerusalem Post 17 May 2009 Arab activists and politicians are slamming proposed legislation that would criminalize commemorating the establishment of the State of Israel as a day of mourning. The bill, which has been submitted by ...

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Ni’lin holds demonstration to honor the Nakba

15 May 2009 Palestinians, accompanied by international and Israeli solidarity activists, gathered to demonstrate against construction of the Apartheid Wall in Ni’lin. During the demonstration, a home of an elderly couple was occupied by soldiers, who used their roof to ...

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Balata Camp commemorates the Nakba

14 May 2009 The Nakba Committee of Nablus organized a commemoration ceremony in Balata village. About 500 people from the area gathered to attend the event where various speeches were given by community officials such as the Mayor of Nablus ...

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Palestinians mark the Nakba

AFP 14 May 2009 Thousands of Palestinians on Thursday marked the 61st anniversary of the Naqba, the “catastrophe” that sparked an exodus of hundreds of thousands of refugees after Israel was created in 1948. Holding Palestinian flags and photos of ...

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Nablus organizations raise awareness about the Nakba

12 May 2009 Tenweer – Palestinian Cultural Enlightenment Forum and the Women’s Union are working together to organize a campaign to boycott Israel in Nablus high schools. By showing the movie The Exodus and the Odyssey made by Palestinian refugees ...

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Palestine’s Holocaust museum

Dania Yousef | Al Jazeera 30 April 2009 In a small anonymous home in the West Bank, a Palestinian academic has set up a project which is almost unheard of in the Occupied Territories. Hassan Musa is the curator of ...

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