Category: catastrophe

Nakba – 70 years of catastrophe 0

Nakba – 70 years of catastrophe

Nakba Day is when Palestinians commemorate the ethnic cleansing of Palestinian cities and towns by Zionist paramilitaries in 1948. Annual protests marking the Nakba, or “catastrophe”, when the state of Israel was established on May 15, 1948, took place across the occupied territories on Tuesday. About 750,000 people were forcibly expelled from historical Palestine. Rallies,…

The set aside is the Palestinian management amid this catastrophe? 0

The set aside is the Palestinian management amid this catastrophe?

Internal Palestinian politics resembles a swamp, and Ramallah is the murkiest part of it. These otherwise calm waters were muddied five months ago, when the United States altered its long-standing policy on Jerusalem and local and international political actors reacted accordingly. On May 14, these changes took effect and the US Embassy was moved to a compound…