Today is Nakba Day, when Palestinians mourn expulsion from their homeland in 1948. This year, Israel’s violence has ignited the largest Palestinian uprising in years – and it needs meaningful international solidarity.
The proposed annexation of the West Bank is not the exception but the rule when it comes to Israel’s decades-long dispossession of the Palestinians – the only difference is this time, they’re not pretending.
Last week, footage of the demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem went viral. It was a brief glimpse of the daily effort to end Palestinian claims on their capital city.