The Frontline of Israel’s Settlement Regime by Salah Ajarma

By Salah Ajarma, the cofounder and director of Lajee Cultural Centre in Aida Refugee camp.   Aida refugee camp, in which I live and work, is on the edge of the famous town of Bethlehem. Our families established the camp in 1950 after being forcibly expelled from their homes by Zionist militias in 1948. Palestinians…

The Nakba: Background information

Background | Day-School Conference | All Events | Resources Every year Palestinians mark the Nakba – “catastrophe” in English – when in 1948 around 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled from their homes during the creation of the state of Israel. 500 villages were destroyed in a premediated campaign, and their inhabitants never allowed to return.…