nakba

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May 15, 2019
Nakba graffiti in Nazereth. Photo: PRA/Wikimedia Commons

The Nakba: a catastrophe that is still with us

Robert Massoud
Around the world, May 15 is commemorated as Nakba Day. It is the simmering conflict which has tainted 70 years of the world's evolution and interfered with the resolution of many of its problems.
Blog
Jul 15, 2017

Niki Ashton speaking truth to power on Palestine

Yves Engler
Israel lobby groups' response (or lack thereof) to NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton’s recent support of Palestinian rights suggests they believe previous criticisms backfired.
Event

Film: Native Sons – Palestinians in Exile (1985)

Oct 1, 2016
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Martin Sheen narrates this examination of the lives of three Palestinian families who fled their homes in 1948 and have lived as refugees in Lebanon ever since.
Blog
Jun 2, 2014
Photo: Michelle Weinroth

Palestinian art exhibit under siege seeks free expression

Michelle Weinroth
Rehab Nazzal held an art exhibit titled "Invisible" which offers an artistic perspective on the legacy of Israel's occupation of Palestine. However, some believe it reflects "a culture of hate."
Podcast
Oct 21, 2012

Repression of memory in Jewish Israeli culture

Redeye
Nakba is the word Palestinians use for the catastrophe they experienced during the creation of the state of Israel. A new film by Lia Tarachansky focuses on the denial of memories of the 1948 war.

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