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Spare A Thought For The Palestinians Today - Nakba Day.

Discussion in 'World History' started by maxflinn, May 15, 2016.

  1. maxflinn

    maxflinn Posting Legend Donator Political Irish

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    On this day in 1948, the day after Israel was created, an estimated 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled from their land and hundreds of Palestinian villages were destroyed or depopulated.

    Palestinians refer to this day as 'Nakba Day'.

    Nakba means catastrophe or disaster.

    Nakba Day - WiKipedia

    These refugees and their descendants number several million people today.


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    Middleagedgit Well-Known Member Political Irish

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    I will confess to not knowing too much in relation to the historic changes of Palestine and Israel other than the land has been changing hands over thousands of years. I recently found this map which I thought was striking and shocking.


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    Looking at the map you have to wonder how Israel was allowed to take so much land and why the UN or whoever was responsible simply did not carve up the country fairly between both countries.
     
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    It is something that still continues today.


    https://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/facing-nakba-2016/
     
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    Spearmint Well-Known Member Political Irish

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    This is just another crazed Islamic attack on the Jewish people of Israel, you would do well to remember that these lands belong to the Jew and were given to them by God himself. When they came to the lands of Israel there were no Palestinian settlements other than a few goat herders.
     
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    TheWexfordInn Posting Legend Political Irish

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    You might like to mention the small detail that the number of Palestinians living in Israel today is higher than the total population of Palestine in 1947. They number of Palestinians in Palestine was under a million in 1947, today their number in Israel is over 1.5 million.
     
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    redstar Well-Known Member Political Irish

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    good point Wexfordinn and one that is constantly overlooked by those who would want to make the state of Israel to always be the bad guys.

    Its Ironic that these people always whinge and moan about how the land should be given back to Palestine forgetting the fact that these lands were stolen from the people of Israel in the first place.
     
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    Earnán Ó Maille Posting Legend Banned

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    There's also 1,000,000+ African Jews with no historic links to the middle-east at any level living in Israel. The only explanation for that is to maintain a Jewish majority, and the Zionists are all too aware of the demographic time-bomb which confronts them. Or at least it did in the past.

    Demographics of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    'The Ahmadiyya community was first established in the region in the 1920s, in what was then Mandatory Palestine. Israel is the only country in the Middle East, where Ahmadi Muslims can openly practice their faith, which is not recognized as part of Islam by most Sunni and Shi'a denominations. As such, Kababir, a neighbourhood on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel, acts as the Middle East headquarters of the Community. It is unknown how many Israeli Ahmadis there are, although it is estimated there are about 2,200 Ahmadis in Kababir alone.'

    The Ahmadiyyan's are to Israel, what the Rathlin Islanders were to Ian Paisley. As far as I know, the founding father of the PFLP came from a Christian background.

    There are parallels, imo, between the Tel Aviv–Jerusalem bus 405 suicide attack directed at school children, which was carried out in July 1989, and the IRA bomb attack against a school bus in 1988,(Irish Times, June 29, 1988.)

    List of Palestinian suicide attacks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The Tel Aviv attack marked a new departure for the 'armed-struggle', and a member of Hamas was later found to be responsible for the attack. Some people believe that Hamas were a counterweight to the secularist PFLP, or at the very least, they were being manipulated by darker forces.
     
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    What is that supposed to mean - when their country is occupied by foreign settlers?
     
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    Sure God was just a goat herder too.
     
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    Israel is a brute neo-Cromwellian state, a neo-imperialist outpost in a very thin democratic disguise unceremoniously planted and armed by the West to fragment the ME It has no moral legitimacy whatsoever.
     
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    It's interesting that Cromwell toyed with the idea of giving Ireland to the Jews as their new Israel - once he had done a Nakba on the Irish people. How little times really change.
     
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    He had a change of heart, and gave the Aran Islands to the Republicans.
     
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    The Neocons, who are basically a US-based branch of the Israeli terrorist organisation: the Likud Party seen to it that Iraq was destroyed for 'Israel's security'. Hillary Clinton wrote an internal email to the US State Department stating that Assad must be overthrown for 'Israel's security' and Israel, all its US governmental shills, lobbyists, think-tanks, bribed politicians have been trying for years to get the US to destroy Iran for 'Israel's security'.

    So we've had a Palestinian Nakba, an Iraqi Nakba, a Syrian Nakba and we might yet see an Iranian Nakba.

    On and on and on it goes...
     
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    Olli Rehn Posting Legend Political Irish

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    I wonder what would have happened if the Arab states would not have attacked Israel on that very day Israel was defending itself....
     
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    maxflinn Posting Legend Donator Political Irish

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    You haven't got a clue what you're talking about, as usual...

    Zionist terrorists massacred hundreds of men, women and yes, children at Deir Yassin, and this led to several Arab countries attacking Israel:

    It is generally agreed that the massacre had some, if not great, effect in causing Palestinian Arabs to flee during the 1948 war, thereby causing or aggravating the Palestinian refugee problem. News of the massacre also increased the level of demands in the Arab world for military action in support of the Palestinian Arabs in 1948. It has to some degree affected relationships between Israeli political parties, as the massacre at Deir Yassin has been cited as grounds for criticizing the Likud movement which is the political descendant of the guerrilla groups which took part in the massacre.
     
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    The terrorist groups who murdered all these Palestinians morphed into the Likud Party, the terrorist group that runs Israel today.

    But then no doubt you'll go looking for some info to try to use to defend these terrorists, cos they is Jooos, and you love da Jooos...
     
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    Olli Rehn Posting Legend Political Irish

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    As usual you make things easy for yourself in twisting reality a bit:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deir_Yassin_massacre

    Things are not a black and white issue as you try to make us thinking.
     
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    That would be the same as saying that the Blue Shirts are running Ireland now.
     
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    maxflinn

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    Things are black and white. The Zionist leadership identified Palestine as a home which they intended to empty of Palestinians in order for Jews to take their place, and that is exactly what happened.

    The Deir Yassin massacre was intended to terrify the Palestinians so as they would flee, and many did, with most of those that didn't being ethnically cleansed by force as the Zionists destroyed and depopulated over 400 Palestinian towns and villages.

    This is how Israel was born, via terror, and over the following years it took all the rest of the land, via terror, and it holds ono it, via terror, and colonises it, illegally, via terror..

    You support, with every fibre of your body, a terrorist state that has wiped Palestine off the map!