Posts Tagged ‘nakba’

Exclusive: Prisoner Mahmoud Aridah warns of another Nakba

Today September 6, 2023 Source: Al Mayadeen By Al Mayadeen English Palestinian Operation Freedom Tunnel prisoner Mahmoud Al-Aridah sends a letter through Al Mayadeen to mark the second anniversary of the heroic operation. The parties to the disputes in occupied Palestine must stay on heightened alert and be wary of the Israeli enemy’s schemes, Operation Freedom […]

Nakba denial is at the heart of pro-Israel lobbying

For most of the past 75 years in the United States, the days around May 15 have seen celebrations of the anniversary of Israel’s creation. Pro-Israel marches, gushing articles breathlessly perpetuating myths about Israel’s “miraculous” creation and development, and, perhaps, an occasional mention of those Palestinians casting a shadow on it all, with their unreasonable […]

We will not commemorate the 75th Nakba with tears, but with the strength of resistance

The 75th anniversary of the Nakba of all Arabs and Muslims, not just Palestine, is upon us. It is the catastrophe of the entire Islamic nation that began in 1948 and its consequences continue to this day. We remember that day, on 14 May 1948, on which the hearts of the Arab nation was torn […]

From Tragedy to Triumph, Nakba Marked with Unyielding Resolve: Let’s Unite across Battlefields!

May 15, 2023 Batoul Wehbe Annually, on the sacred date of May 15, Palestinians solemnly commemorate the Nakba, a term that encapsulates the immense tragedy that befell them in 1948. This sorrowful event saw the forceful expulsion of approximately one million Palestinians from their ancestral lands, accompanied by the destruction or depopulation of over 500 […]

Israeli and US officials push to have Nakba events stopped

The Israeli government is pushing member countries to boycott the United Nations’ first official commemoration of the Palestinian Nakba. Source

Unite to end the Nakba

On the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, the violent eviction of Palestinians from their homes and their land, we must reaffirm that freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians. Source

‘End the Nakba’: The World Stands in Solidarity with Palestine

May 14, 2023 By Palestine Chronicle Staff Hundreds of thousands of people rallied across the world on Saturday, May 13, in spontaneous expression of solidarity with the Palestinian people and to protest against Israeli violence. London, Downing Street Hundreds of people marched in Downing Street, London, demanding that the British government pressure Israel to stop bombing […]

Nakba: 75 years on

TEHRAN- Every year on May 15 Palestinians around the world mark the Nakba, or catastrophe, referring to the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in 1948. Source

Palestinian refugees answer questions about the Nakba

Despite the continued denial of the Nakba by Zionists, Palestinian refugees have not forgotten what was done to them. And more than four generations later, they have not given up on the hope that they will return. Source

Palestinian history doesn’t start with the Nakba

Palestinians and Arabs have been active agents of resistance against colonialism and imperialism since before the Nakba, and the legacy of this anti-colonial resistance lives on today.  Source

Nakba: a past-present

Nakba is 75 years of what is happening to us, not what happened. Nothing remains. But in the traces– Everything remains. Source

‘Nakba’ commemoration elicits racism from right-wing Zionists, silence from the liberals

When Rashida Tlaib tweeted about the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, AIPAC described her history as “dangerous lies.” Meanwhile, liberal Zionist statements on Israel’s founding contain Nakba denial as well. Source

Kevin McCarthy moves to block Nakba event from happening in capitol, says he will honor Israel instead

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has blocked an educational event about the Nakba featuring Rashida Tlaib at the Capitol, saying he will honor Israel instead. Source

Sheikh Jarrah: Jewish Settlers, Led by City Councilman, Chant ‘We Want Nakba Now’ (VIDEO)

January 15, 2023 Israeli police assaulted Palestinians in Jerusalem during a solidarity demonstration late on Friday, while standing by as groups of extremist Israelis chanted “We Want Nakba now”, led by a city councilman, The New Arab reported. Scores of Sheikh Jarrah residents and activists took part in a protest against the new Israeli far-right […]

The Nakba Day triumph: How the UN is correcting a historical wrong

The next Nakba Day will be officially commemorated by the United Nations General Assembly on 15 May, 2023. The decision by the world's largest democratic institution is significant, if not a game changer. For nearly 75 years, the Palestinian Nakba, the 'Catastrophe' wrought by the ethnic cleansing of Palestine by Zionist militias in 1947-48, has […]

Netflix’s “Farha” is a mild depiction of the Nakba

FARHAdirected by Darin J. Sallam92 min. TaleBox 2021 A new film is screening on Netflix and elsewhere around the world – it is called Farha, and it tells the personal story of a 14-year-old Palestinian girl in Palestine, witnessing the events of the 1948 Nakba (Catastrophe) at close hand.  Based on a personal testimony of […]

Farha brings back the horrifying memories of Nakba

December 8, 2022  Source: Al Mayadeen By Aya Youssef  By watching Farha, every Palestinian will get to see their own families losing their homes, families, and land as the Jordanian movie recounts the horrors of the 1948 Palestinian Nakba. Farha brings back the horrifying memories of Nakba Imagine that you prepared yourself to watch the movie […]

Netflix faces Israeli backlash over Nakba film

In recent weeks Israeli officials and supporters of Israel have launched a smear campaign against Farha, the debut film from Jordanian director Darin Sallam. Farha, which premiered on Netflix this week, tells the story of a young Palestinian girl who witnesses Zionist military forces kill her family during the Nakba. The Nakba refers to the […]

Why the Nakba is an ongoing process

Last month marked 74 years since the foundation of the state of Israel on the rubble of Palestine. This is known to the Palestinians as Al Nakba, The Catastrophe. Some 800,000 Palestinians were driven out of Palestine by Zionist militias at the barrel of a gun. Yet Palestine lives on — in the everyday reality […]

Right of Return, Nakba are back on the Palestinian agenda 

For nearly three decades, Palestinians were told, even by their leaders, that the Nakba is a thing of the past. However, with Palestinian reality worsening under the deepening system of Israeli settler colonialism and apartheid, Palestinians now understand that they have no possible alternative but their unity, their resistance and the return to the fundamentals […]

Israeli lawmaker warns Palestinians of another ‘Nakba’ if they fly Palestinian flag

In yet another threat by an Israeli official to revisit the “Nakba” on Palestinians, lawmaker Israel Katz, a former minister of finance, warns Palestinian youth who fly the Palestinian flag to ask their parents about “your Nakba” — and warns, “If you don’t calm down, we’ll teach you a lesson that won’t be forgotten”.

 74th Anniversary of the Nakba at the Lincoln Memorial

WASHINGTON (05-15) – It has been 74 years since 750,000 Palestinians were forced from their homes and land by Zionist forces on May 15, 1948, during the creation of the state of Israel. The global commemoration of the “Day of Palestinian Struggle” acknowledged each year is always mired in conflict. As such the scheduled Nakba […]

Nakba-To strive for justice till liberation

Today is Nakba day—- the day that Palestinians throughout the world remember as the great catastrophe. For it was on the 14th of May 1948 that the illegitimate entity called Israel was formally established on Palestinian land. It was the beginning of the dispossession of the Palestinian people. It has continued for the last 74 […]

Stopping the environmental Nakba

Editor’s Note: The following statement was issued by the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability on the occasion of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) currently underway in Glasgow, Scotland. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. Statement from the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and […]

Jerusalem and the continuing Nakba

I am a Palestinian American, born in Jerusalem in 1952, four years after the Palestinian Nakba—the Catastrophe of 1948. My family’s story is part of the story of Israel’s ethnic cleansing of my people.  Today, as I see Israel proceeding with its settler colonial project in the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan, I […]

Continuing Nakba, continuing resistance

Palestinian activists in diaspora and their supporters have been pushing for decades to bring the message of Palestine to the international community. We stood in 1982, on the same streets and plazas we gather in now, to condemn the Sabra and Shatila massacres; we stood in 2002 when Israel invaded Palestinian cities in the occupied […]

Why we prayed outside the Jewish Federation on Nakba Day

As a married Jewish couple living in South Bend, Indiana, we try to ground our lives in the best values of our tradition. That’s why we participate in our synagogue, why we celebrate the Sabbath, and why we keep a kosher (and vegan) kitchen. It’s also why we both chose to be public school teachers […]

Heavy Israeli Crackdown On Palestinians Marking Nakba Anniversary

Above photo: Palestinian protesters march in the West Bank village of Salem on 15 May 2021 to denounce violence by Israeli forces in recent days. AFP. Protesters also hold funerals for 11 Palestinians killed on Friday by Israeli forces and settlers. Palestinians across the West Bank gathered in large numbers on Saturday to mark the […]

From Nakba to Return: Resisting one more chapter in the ongoing Nakba

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement by Zochrot. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. As we mark the 73rd commemoration day of the Nakba, Palestinians are reliving the events of the Nakba. The killing and destruction will end only when the root of the […]

What is Nakba Day? A brief history

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