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Before Nakbah: Displaced Palestinians share their memories

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The 71st anniversary of the Nakbah, near the border between Israel and Gaza, 15 May, 2019.
The 71st anniversary of the Nakbah, near the border between Israel and Gaza, 15 May, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Earlier this month, on 15 May, millions of Palestinians inside the occupied territories and in the diaspora, marked the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian people's departure from their homeland, the event known as the Nakbah or catastrophe.   

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Back in 1948, Israeli militia forced the first of an eventual 700, 000 residents to leave historical Palestine, to allow for the creation of the state of Israel on Palestinian lands.

Rami Almeghari has this report from a Gaza refugee camp.

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