Palestinian novelist and intellectual Ghassan Kanafani was assassinated by Mossad in 1972.
Generations of Palestinian writers and poets have expressed their feelings of grief and loss.
Carrying a key symbolising the right to return, a Palestinian woman marches through the streets of Ramallah on Nakba Day.
Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Alamy
Many in the West are unaware of the displacement of around 750,000 Palestinians in 1947-8
It’s been 75 years since Palestinians were first expelled from their homeland. Here, people from Tantura as they were relocated to Jordan, June 1948.
(Benno Rothenberg/Meitar Collection/National Library of Israel/The Pritzker Family National Photography Collection)
The UN’s resolution to recognize Nakba Day on May 15, to mark the expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in 1948, helps to acknowledge past traumas but does the resolution have other implications?
Deportation of Tantura’s women and children, from Fureidis to Tulkarm, three weeks after the Israeli takeover. The documentary, Tantura, aims to shed light on the destruction of the Palestinian village in 1948.
(Israel State Archive, Benno Rothenberg collection)
The documentary, Tantura, has raised difficult questions about the foundation of Israel and the Palestinian Nakba.
Expropriations and restrictive planning threaten Palestinian neighbourhoods of Israeli cities, including Silwan and Sheikh Jarrah in east Jerusalem
Reciprocity Images / Alamy Stock Photo
From discriminatory land-use policies to evictions and demolitions, urban planning has long been weaponised against the Palestinian people
Arthur James Balfour.
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema via Wikimedia Commons
With just 67 words, a British foreign secretary kicked off a hundred years of conflict and displacement.
Day of catastrophe: but little is being done to heal the wounds.
EPA/Abed Al Hashlamoun
This year Nakba Day marks 66 years since the displacement of Palestinians prior to the establishment of the state of Israel. The passing of an-Nakbah (literally, “the Catastrophe”) arrives amidst failed…