More Violence Around Bethlehem

PNNEnglish, 14 May 2013

Just as the month of May brought the 65th anniversary of the “nakba” (catastrophe of 750,000 Palestinians losing their homes and land), so Israel upped the violence against Bethlehem.

See it reported in the highly respected Maan News:

And here, in the Muslim News:

And watch how Palestinians once again defied the occupation and expressed their outrage at 65 years of stolen land:

In Sydney, a series of mass meetings in May mourned 65 years of the  “nakba” as Israel continues settlement-building and stealing Palestinian land against international law.

Peter Manning

See also:

Mazin Qumsiyeh speaking to Israeli soldiers during Nakba protest at Bethlehem, 14 May 2013

IBTimes UK, ‘Clashes erupt during Bethlehem rally’,  published 15 May 2013

Reuters, Clashes erupt as Palestinians remember Nakba, 15 May 2013

Video Nakba Day – 65th anniversary, includes audio commentary Samah Sabawi

For a 2010 Palm Sunday protest at Bethlehem, see:
Active Stills, Palm Sunday protest 28 March 2010, Uploaded 28 March 2010
(includes interviews with Mazin Qumsiyeh and Huwaida Arrafe)


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