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Gaza Crisis: 5 ways you can help

The people of Gaza have once again been subjected to shocking levels of violence and repression by the Israeli military, in response to the demonstrations that took place in the wake of 70 years of the Nakba (catastrophe), as well as 51 years of occupation and 11 years of siege.…

#Nakba70: The resilience of Palestinian women

In the lead up to Nakba Day, we take a look at the various ways Palestinian women have held their families and communities together in the face of poverty, violence and 70 years of refugeehood. From the British Mandate era and beyond, Palestinian women have played a crucial role in…

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…

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…

Palestinian refugees seen during the Nakba in 1948

10 things you should know about the Nakba

This May will mark 70 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 poverty.  In the lead up to Nakba Day, we’ve listed  ten things everyone should know…