Nakba Day

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Commemorated by Palestinians on 15 May each year

Nakba Day (Yawm an-Nakba, meaning "Day of the Catastrophe") is generally commemorated by Palestinians each year on 15 May, the day after the Gregorian calendar date when Israel declared its independence on 14 May 1948.

Nakba Day was inaugurated by PLO chairman Yasser Arafat on the fiftieth anniversary in 1998.[1]

 

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References

  1. David W. Lesch; Benjamin Frankel (2004). History in Dispute: The Middle East since 1945 (Illustrated ed.). St. James Press. p. 102. ISBN 9781558624726. The Palestinian recalled their "Nakba Day", "catastrophe" — the displacement that accompanied the creation of the State of Israel — in 1948.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").


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