The 1967 Six-Day War exposed Israel's colonial mindset as it occupied the neighbouring Arab lands while unleashing violence on Palestinians, which continues to date.
The country’s fault lines have become more visible as Palestinian citizens of Israel have mobilised in the face of historic dispossession and discrimination.
Israel has instituted laws and rules that treat Palestinians as second-rate subjects while Jewish citizens enjoy the full gamut of human rights.
Israel’s own sense of vulnerability to a South African scenario has been exposed as symbolic victories stiffen the morale of Palestinian resistance, and strengthen global solidarity.
The foundation of the State of Israel contains within it a blueprint for ethnic cleansing.
This year's Nakba Day marks 73 years since 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled from their homes, turning them into the largest displaced group at the time nearly overnight.
UNRWA spokesperson told TRT World that although Abu Dhabi will be rallying behind Tel Aviv's long-standing demand of scrapping the UNRWA, "the UN agency will continue to work as long as other states support them."
Board of Deputies of British Jews came under criticism for giving a platform to Israeli ambassador Tzipi Hotovely and letting her get away with calling the expulsion of Palestinians a 'very popular Arab lie'.
The catastrophe that Palestinians first faced 72 years ago seems to only worsen with time.
Nakba means "catastrophe" and refers to the events of the Deir Yassin massacre which took place on April 9, 1948 when roughly 600 people were killed by Zionist militias.
The special session of the Human Rights Council was convened after at least 60 protesters were killed by Israeli forces at the Gaza-Israel border, making it the bloodiest day for Palestinians in years.
Residents of Gaza attend funerals of those killed by Israelis on Monday while marking the day hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were uprooted during the 1948 war.
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