They succeeded in raising successive generations of Palestinians that remain attached to their land, to their culture, to their national identity. This is the real legacy of the Nakba survivors, the fact that their great-grandchildren are still fighting for, and dreaming of, a Free Palestine.
First published in Mondoweiss (by Marion Kawas)
My mother-in-law recently passed away at age 97 surrounded by her extended family.… Read more
All out for Palestine on #Nakba75
Order one Palestinian flag and a scarf (or two flags) for $15, including shipping to anywhere in Canada. (Also included will be a bonus sticker, small flag or pin.)
Flag is 90 cm x 150 cm, and the scarf has the Palestinian flag/keffiyeh motif plus an image of Al-Aqsa mosque.
Send an e-transfer for $15 to [email protected]… Read more
(Photo of 1975 Vancouver protest against Moshe Dayan)
In 1976, the late Shafik al-Hout sat in the living room of a house in Vancouver, Canada with local supporters and passionately tried to mobilize them to be active for Palestine. Give the Palestinian people whatever you can, he said, “even if its just your smile”. Shafik was known for his eloquent speaking and this comment was part truth, part sarcasm and part tragedy.… Read more