Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Al Nakba 2007, Ramallah
May 15 - Al Nakba
Between April and May, 1948 more than 750,000 Palestinian Arabs were displaced and dispossessed from their ancestoral homes in Palestine in the lead up to and after the creation of the Israeli state. Today, Palestinian refugees number more then 6 million persons around the world.
While Israel celebrates "independence day" and the creation the Israel state, the Palestinian people refer to the day as "Al Nakba", the "catastrophe".