15 May 2021

The Nakba industry and Israel’s ethnic cleansing of Palestine


The foundation of the State of Israel contains within it a blueprint for ethnic cleansing.It is not uncommon for those who study the Arab-Israeli conflict, particularly at universities, to learn about it as a chronology of sanitised events, from the formation of the Zionist movement in the 19th century to the illegal and immoral expulsions of the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of Jerusalem today.  One of those events that rightly receives a lot of attention is the Nakba , the catastrophe visited [...]