On This Day …

On 29 November 1947, the problem begins and millions became lost. After that black day, millions became with no homes, no lands, no families. It is the matchstick that is thrown over a haycock then everything was exploded. From that day, the river of blood never dries. Nothing was left except the tears and the groan.

In that day, the United Nations General Assembly approved at the Resolution 181. This Resolution came to end the Israeli-Arabic conflict by dividing Palestine into two states: an Israeli one, and an Arabic one. This Resolution ended by the CATASTROPHE (alnakba). Kicking the Palestinian peasants out of their orange's orchards was the cornerstone of that event. Millions became homeless and were simply called "refugees". That ugly title that is still sticked with most of the Palestinians until today. My grandfather was only 17 years when he was forced to leave his house, and he didn't return their up to now. He is struggling with death refusing to die in the dirty camp where he was thrown from about 50 years. He hopes to die under the lemon tree that was at the door of his home. Many think that the "refugees" forgot their homelands in Haifa, Yafa (Jaffa), Bessan, .... They will never do so. The word itself "refugees" is a big lie. Palestinians who were kicked out from their homes, besides their children, and their grandsons will never find the "refuge" anywhere than their homelands.

Regardless to the consequences, this Resolution was very fair. It gives all the fertile areas in the coast to the Israeli state, and lefts the middle which is made of rough mountains to the Palestinians. Things didn't stop at that point. Even in that south which is under the hands of the Israelis, a big prison was built; to prison the Palestinians in their land.

After that Nakba, the Naksa took place. The "Naksa" is the second catastrophe that happened when these lucky Israelis weren't satisfied with their "small" state and wanted to make it larger; therefore, they occupied the region which is called now (the lands of the 1967). These lands were from the Palestinian state according to that plan. However, Israel respected the plan and those who approved it. It occupied these lands and forced its Palestinian dwellers to leave them. Many of them were from the "refugees". They became "double refugees".

Go back to history, to archives, or more easily to that map to find that all the lands were called "Palestine". However, it is now "Israel". Who knows what it will be after that?!

(This has been an interesting discussion, but I think that it has run its course. Thread locked. -- MM)



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the worst day i must say besides those catastrophes the bigest problem is that the world is just silent killing palestinians is just normal for them! i guess we were born to suffer Emotion: sad
Thank you Anonumus for your reply.
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44 viewed this topic and only 1 replied, why?Emotion: super angry

Yohf, benita,Kabayan, Tanit, Ruslana, ..., where are you?Emotion: surprise
Hi Teardrop. A good description of the suffering of the Palestinian people. In Europe and N. America the media want us to ignore these facts. The main news programmes tell us about the suffering of the Jewish people but very little about the Palestians. To hear the media you would think that the Palestinians are a mass of malcontents for reasons associated with religion, culture, racial inferiority and who knows what else.
Unfortunately the Palestine Liberation Organization didn't have a clear programme and strategy and lost support. For lack of alternative the Palestinians voted for Hamas. I believe that Islamic fundamentalism, like Jewish or Christian fundamentalism, will not show the way forward asnd will be used in the West to "prove" that it's all a question of religion.

PS I think you haven't had many replies because not many people look at this section - I don't usually look at it.
Hello L Jewis,

It is so nice from you to reply.

You are completely right about the media. Tge media shows what only serves its interests. It forgets its main mission "conveying the truth no matter what", and that's maybe the reason behind supportying Israeli in what it did, because such media doesn't talk about massacres on the hands of the Israeli soldiers in Gaza. Anyone who seees childern without hands or half heads will go to street shouting "stop that" "give the Palestinians their state".

About why Palestinians elected Hamas, you are 50% true. Palestinians became tired from the Palestinian Liberation Organization (Fatah), and they found what they look for in Hamas. Hamas members don't steal the money of the population, if a Palestinian will sleep withnothing in his belly, that'll be the head of Hamas. There are many of those leaders who are poor. That's not shameful. However, the goverment that was formed by Hamas was and is boycutted. Why doesthat happen? Didn't Hamas come to the government in a democratic way - and James Carter monitered it and assured that no cheating occures? Do you know why did that happen L Jewis? Simply because Israeli doesn't want Hamas to control the Palestinian Government. But Why is the world also against Hamas? It's not true that Hamas is a terrorist party. Hamas offered a long trace with Israel, and what in reply was Israel's action? Israel broke into Gaza, Israel arrests 150 people weekly, Israel kills more that 50 weekly. That is the olive branch that Israel holds, but how care? Noone.
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J LewisPS I think you haven't had many replies because not many people look at this section - I don't usually look at it.
That's not true L Jewis, there are lots of active members look at this section, but few of them dare to say that I'm right because they don't want to hurt Israel. There are others who don't dare to say that I'm wrong, simply because that what I'm wrote is histroy.

More than 80 viewed the topic with only 2 replies, think about that L Jewis.

Take Care my friend[W]
TeardropThat's not true L Jewis, there are lots of active members look at this section, but few of them dare to say that I'm right because they don't want to hurt Israel. There are others who don't dare to say that I'm wrong, simply because that what I'm wrote is histroy.

More than 80 viewed the topic with only 2 replies, think about that L Jewis.
I can think of four reasons why so few have replied (and I am one of those who haven't). Not all of those who have viewed the post have read it in its entirety because of these reasons:

1. The colour of the text makes it very difficult to read.
2. The passage is quite long.
3. Some are not interested in politics and don't read it because of that.
4. Some of those who take an interest in the Middle East and politics don't want to display their views on a public forum.

Cheers
CB
Hello Cool,
Cool BreezeI can think of four reasons why so few have replied (and I am one of those who haven't). Not all of those who have viewed the post have read it in its entirety because of these reasons:

1. The colour of the text makes it very difficult to read.
2. The passage is quite long.
3. Some are not interested in politics and don't read it because of that.
4. Some of those who take an interest in the Middle East and politics don't want to display their views on a public forum.

Cheers
CB

1. If you said that before, I could change its color or asked a moderator to do so, no problem.

2. You are right, it's quite long, but not too long to read.

3. There are somes who don't care about politics, but not all the members!

4. If we are here, and don't want to share our views in public, how will we share our knowledge? and were we will display our views?

Take care

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