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Selected Nakba events in PalestineDr. Mazin Qumsiyeh Salem-News.com
Approaching the bitter memories of the Palestinian diaspora.
(BETHLEHEM) - - from Wikipedia: Nakba Day (Arabic: يوم النكبة Yawm an-Nakbah, meaning "day of the catastrophe") is an annual day of commemoration for the Palestinian people of the anniversary of the creation of Israel. It is held every May 15, the day after the anniversary of Israel's Independence according to the Gregorian calendar and the day marks the expulsions and flight of Palestinians from their towns and villages in the face of Jewish and later Israeli troop advances and their displacement, and the loss of their property
Selected Nakba events in Palestine - Join us and be the change you want to see in this world. (there are hundreds of other events around the world).
Thursday 12 May: at Noon demonstration in Izzet Al-Tabib (near Qalqilia).
Friday 13 May: Events and demonstrations after Friday prayers from most mosques (in Bethlehem Omar's mosque)
Saturday 14 May: Starting at 10:00 a.m. volunteer work day in land of Al-Walaja that has been declared off-limits to its owners.
Sunday 15 May: at 11:00 a.m. Nakba day demonstration at Qalandia (Checkpoint and refugee camp), buses and pooled cars from Bethlehem
A film made in 1950 about the Palestinian Refugees in Gaza following the Nakba and called "Sands of Sorrow": (http://www.
Also there are more documentary videos on this page: http://www.palestineremembered.com/GeoPoints/Nakba__Refugees__and_R_O_R__5366/index.html
French group to send aid delegation to Palestine: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/178617.html
The Unholy Alliance between The United States and Israel. This is a lengthy article because it is comprehensive. I was interviewed for it. Here is part of what I said:
Violations of human rights in Bahrain (a government fully supported by the US) http://musicweaver.users.btopenworld.com/Bahrain-unrest_bmj_2011.htm
Zionist groups try to gather data on BDS on campuses
Mazin Qumsiyeh, PhD - Popular Committee to Defend Ush Ghrab (PCDUG) "A Bedouin in Cyberspace, a villager at home. Mazin is a Professor in Bethlehem and Birzeit Universities, Chairman of the Board, Palestinian Center for Rapprochement Between People, pcr.ps. He has been an Associate Professor of Genetics; Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory at Yale University School of Medicine. He previously held a similar position at Duke University. Professor Qumsiyeh has authored over 110 scientific papers in areas of mammalogy, biology, and medicine including mammalian biology and evolution, clinical genetics, and cancer research. He has published over 100 letters to the editor and 30 op-ed pieces in International, national, regional and local papers on issues ranging from politics to environmental issues. His appearances in national media included the Washington Post, New York Times, Boston Globe, CNBC, C-Span, and ABC, among others. He is the founder and president of the Holy Land Conservation Foundation and ex-President of the Middle East Genetics Association, and Prof. Qumsiyeh won the Jallow activism award from the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee in 1998. Those are just a small list, visit Mazin Qumsiyeh's amazing and informative Website to learn more: qumsiyeh.org.
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