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List of events in commemoration of the Nakba 2015.

List of events to commemorate the #Nakba on May 15th, 2015, in Palestine and elsewhere:

 Beit Jala: 12-15th May, cultural events, film screenings and exhibition.
بيت جالا: معرض وفعاليات ثقافية وعروض افلام.

Nablus: March May 14th, 7:30. مسيرة يوم الخميس الساعة السابعة والنصف مساءً تنطلق من أمام الكنيسة الأرثوذكسية

Film screening, “The Stories of Land”, May 14th, Kufr Qassem.
عرض فيلم “حكايا الأرض”، يوم اخميس ١٤ أيار.


“I won’t remain a refugee” Camp in Al-Ghabisiyya uprooted village. 14th-16th May.

معسكر لن ابقى لاجئ الثال في الغابسية



Film screening, “When I Saw You”. May 15th, Sakhnin.

عرض فلم ” لما شفتك ” – عن النكبة والعودة

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Without Return, Palestine Will Not Be Free.

Many often express solidarity with Palestinians speaking only about ending the occupation that started in 1967, ignoring the root of the problem: the ethnic cleansing of 78% of historic Palestine in 1948. The occupation in 1967 was simply a completion of the plan.

Palestinian refugees (5.3 million) along with the internally displaced Palestinians, citizens of Israel who are not allowed to go back to their villages (250, 000), compose about half of the Palestinian nation (11.6 million). Does it make sense to be in solidarity with a nation by ignoring rights of half of them?  Continue reading