Palestinian refugees seeing during the Nakba in 1948

The Nakba: How did it happen?

The Nakba (‘The Catastrophe’) in 1948 marked the beginning of seven decades of Palestinian displacement, poverty and trauma. Palestinians who fled in 1948, and their descendants, now number upwards of 5 million, with the Palestinian refugee crisis being the longest running refugee crisis in the world today. The Nakba was…

Palestinian refugees seen during the Nakba in 1948

5 things you should know about the Nakba

Today marks 71 years since the beginning of the Nakba- the mass displacement of more than 750,000 Palestinians from their homes. There are now more than 5 million registered Palestinian refugees struggling with ongoing poverty and deprivation.  Today, on Nakba Day, we’ve listed 5 things everyone should know about Palestinian…

Act for the Children of Palestine

Act for the Children of Palestine

Palestinian children continue to stand defenseless in the face of Israel’s debilitating occupation and siege. Stand up for the children of Palestine by demanding that your MP and the UK’s International Development minister take decisive action in support of their human rights. Visit our campaign site to learn more about…

An Interpal aid worker seen with a Palestinian child in hospital

Giving during the last ten days of Ramadan

The rewards for charity and mercy towards others are immense, and Ramadan is the best time to give charity. The last odd nights of Ramadan are opportunity, to give mercy and earn mercy multiplied. Allah (SWT) said: The importance of Laylatul Qadr, it is better than a thousand months Of…

A Palestinian refugee women seen in Lebanon's Bekaa Refugee Camp

Nakba70: How refugeehood affects the most vulnerable

In 1948, over 750,000 Palestinian men, women and children were expelled from their homes and forced to live as refugees in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. 70 years later, the Palestinian refugee population has grown to more than 5 million. Palestinian refugees are in urgent…