Desertpeace

An activist demonstrating in Beit Ommar to commemorate Naksa Day.
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The Western Press was full of reports dealing with zionists abroad ‘celebrating’ the Israeli Victory in the 1967 ‘Six Day War’. Not one report about the reality of the situation here in Palestine….. Here it is;
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Naksa

Prepared by Mazin Qumsiyeh, PhD
It seems like yesterday that we watched Israeli tanks rolling down the hills towards our sleepy town of Beit Sahour 45 years ago today.  As a child it was the most frightening sight.  The second stage of the Zionist expansion on the land of Palestine unleashed terror that our generation had not experienced but my parents generation had during the Nakba when between January 1948 and the end of 1949, some 530 villages and towns were ethnically cleansed.  The changes I witnessed the 45 years since the “6 day” invasion of 1967 have been nothing…

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