The Displacement of Palestinians Continues 75 Years On. A New Bill Seeks to Bring Attention to Their Plight.
Nakba : An Arabic word meaning “catastrophe.” It refers to the ongoing violent displacement of Palestinians that began 75 years ago on May 15, 1948, when more than 700,000 Palestinians were forced from their homes during the creation of the state of Israel. For Palestinians, whether they live in Israel, the Occupied West Bank, Gaza, or in the diaspora, displacement is an ever-present reality. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) introduced a new bill, H.Res.388: Recognizing the Ongoing Nakba and Palestinian Refugees’ Rights, which seeks to recognize the Nakba as an ongoing process
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