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Palestinians commemorate 76 years of Nakba amid Gaza war

The Palestinian prime minister demands the accession of the Palestinian people to their land as an instrument of defense

The Palestinians commemorate this Wednesday the 76 years of the Nakba, the Arabic term used to describe the flight in 1948 of 700,000 people after the creation of the State of Israel in the midst of a war in Gaza that has evoked the days of the “Catastrophe”, taking into account the forced and constant displacement of hundreds of thousands of people in the Palestinian enclave since the beginning of the conflict.

The organizers of the ceremonies, the Supreme National Committee for Commemoration, have announced a series of events in all Palestinian governorates, while the central event will be in the city of Ramallah, in the West Bank, with a rally in front of the grave of the deceased. President Yasser Arafat.

“Despite the genocide, we remain and, despite the displacement, we will return,” will be the motto that will link all the events scheduled for this Wednesday and which will also have another climactic moment in Ramallah, where the sirens will sound for 76 seconds, one for each anus.

“The conscience of our people and their attachment to their land and their homeland,” said Palestinian Prime Minister Mohamed Mustafa, in his commemorative statement, “will defeat all displacement attempts that have continued since the Nakba.”

The United Nations currently puts the number of Palestinian refugees and their descendants at around six million and counts the number of refugee camps it runs at 58: ten camps in Jordan, nine camps in Syria, twelve camps in Lebanon, 19 camps in the West Bank and eight camps in the Gaza Strip.

Israel’s military response to the October 7 massacres that killed some 1,200 people has left more than 35,000 Palestinians dead and hundreds of thousands displaced, half a million of whom have had to flee again in the final days of the operation. Israeli in the city of Rafá, the place to which they had fled precisely from Israeli bombings in other parts of the enclave.

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