Palestine: A Land with a People


Palestine: A Land with a People
Palestine: A Land with a People

This exhibit contains photographs, video and art depicting different episodes in the Palestinian journey before, during, and after the Nakba (“catastrophe” in Arabic), when more than half of the Palestinian population were forced from or fled their homes during violence and war from 1947 to 1949. You are invited to visit this exhibit virtually, by going through the exhibit panels and videos below.

UN exhibit entitled “Palestine – a Land with a People”

Testimony of Abdullah Abdulkader Jaber, Survivor of the 1948 Al-Dawayima Massacre (Credit: NOUR, Nadia Saah of Project 48, Institute for Middle East Understanding)

“We exist” by Edward Said, Palestinian-American Professor and Intellectual (Credit: Institute for Middle East Understanding).

Origins of the Nakba: Ilan Pappé, Professor of History and Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies, University of Exeter (Excerpts from Pappé’s speech at Case Western Reserve University, Department of History and Social Justice Institute, 13 September 2018).

The Orphans of Deir Yassin: Testimony of Fatima Radwan, Survivor of the Deir Yasin massacre (Credit: Institute for Middle East Understanding)

List of Palestinian villages depopulated and/or destroyed in 1948. (Credit: Palestinian Museum)

Vows to my Homeland: Excerpts from Interviews with Palestinian Refugees (Credit: Concept and production by Sanaa Moussa; Music by Sanaa and Mohammad Moussa)

“Hope” by Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian Poet. (Credit: Concept by Majed Bamya; Production by Sahar Alhaw)

Resource: UN on question of Palestine



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