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Refugee ‘return rallies’ planned for June 5

Ma’an – 21/05/2011

JERUSALEM — Masses of Palestinian refugees will march to Israel’s borders and ceasefire lines again on June 5, organizers of the May 15 “return rally” said. [...]

The committee organizing the “return rallies” said Saturday that the May 15 protests were “just the beginning.”

In a statement, the group called on all Palestinian refugees living in exile to march peacefully to the borders of historic Palestine on June 5. The date marks the anniversary of the 1967 war, when Israel occupied southern Lebanon, the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank.

Thousands of refugees will march to the ceasefire lines in the West Bank and Gaza as well as borders with Syria, Jordan and Lebanon, the committee said.

“The Israeli occupation should remain on alert because rallies will not stop until Palestinian refugees return to Haifa, Haffa, Al-Majdal, Bi’r As-Sab and all occupied Palestinian towns,” the statement added. … Full article

May 21, 2011 Posted by | Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism, Solidarity and Activism | 2 Comments

   

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