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Palestinians Mark 65th Nakba Anniversary

1948 LEST WE FORGET– How did Palestine come to this?

 

by Anthony Lawson

 

Palestinians around the world are marking the 65th anniversary of al-Nakba Day — that’s Arabic for “The Catastrophe”.

It commemorates the loss of Palestinian land because of the founding of the state of Israel in 1948.

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled from their villages or were expelled. 

Excerpted from the website: 1948: LEST WE FORGET

The Basle Programme; Illegal Jewish immigration; Zionist Leaders and the German Government WWI; Framing The Balfour Declaration 1917; Britain’s Part in Arming the Hagana; Jewish National Fund’s Land Acquisitions; Britain’s failings in safeguarding its Mandate; The Zionist Biltmore Programme May 1942; The Zionist Military Machine; Plotting UN Resolution 181; Pressure Politics on Britain and the US; 

In parallel, the Hagana and Irgun terrorist groups initiated the following military operations within the framework of Plan Dalet between 1 April 1948 – 15 May 1948 employing over 27,000 well armed men and women: Operation Nachshon, Operation Harel, Operation Misparayim (Haifa), Operation Chametz, Operation Jevussi, Operation Yiftagh, Operation Matateh, Operation Maccabi, Operation Gideon, Operation Barak, Operation Ben Ami, Operation Pitchfork and Operation Schfifon (Jerusalem). 

An intricate and determined programme of ethnic cleansing at all levels of society and with all forms of suppression continues until this day against the Palestinian people inside Israel and within the Occupied Palestinian Territories: the construction of illegal Jewish settlements and their exclusive network of roads and highways that connects them, the building of the prison Wall robbing more Palestinians of their land and cutting off communities from their farms and groves, the demolition of Palestinian homes and the uprooting of olive trees, the forced evictions, the destruction of essential civilian infrastructure such as water supply and sanitation, the segregationist ‘legal’ system that favours Jews over Palestinians, the arbitrary arrests and detentions of civilians and their elected leaders and, to crown it all, the flagrant and consistent Israeli violations of International Law and all UN Resolutions. 

Go to Historical Synopsis

Re-introducing a video by me which is even more pertinent today, because nothing has changed during the intervening three years since it was made.

There can be absolutely no doubt that Israel has created an inhuman, illegal and utterly disgraceful Apartheid state, and the international community will never be able to excuse itself if it takes no action against this blatant, ongoing and in-plain-sight crime against humanity.

Israeli Apartheid and The Nakba

Anthony Lawson (Narrator and Producer)

 
 

Please join the millions of decent people around the world who are crying out against Israel’s ongoing persecution of the Palestinians. Send the link to this video to your elected representative and make sure he or she does something about it.

You have to ask yourself: If I keep quiet , will it ever end?

 

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2 Comments for “Palestinians Mark 65th Nakba Anniversary”

  1. An excellent video, Anthony, as usual.

    We are progressing a little. It is the nature of an Israeli that they cannot help by their arrogance and resulting actions that they will eventually fall on one of their over-ambitious jumps….American people tiring of being the deadly fodder for Israeli self-centred ambitions and inhumanity; serious acceptance by the world’s thinkers of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions plan against that illegal state; a total distrust of anything connected with Israel, almost there.

    It is the nature of the beast that they can’t see the wood for the trees. Too many years of successes in the manipulation of the malleable, (corruptible) US politician to maintain their comfortable seats in the Houses of ill-repute has made them over-confident.

    As Netanyahu said some years ago, “We own America” and they do. Shame on those Americans or psuedo Americans who have allowed this to happen……..Iraq war Neocons, Kristol, Abrams, Adelson, McCain, Graham, Schumer, Cantor, Ros-Lehtinen, Ms Clinton, Biden and on it goes, by the thousands.
    Fifth columnists, one and all. .

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