The last 100 years have been cruel to the Palestinians, their land selected for a colonial project unlike any other in its attempt to replace an entire population with a foreign colonial population, and ethnically cleansed
from a land in which they were the original inhabitants.
Roughly another 4 kilometers east of Isdud, East Sawafir (Al-Sawafir Al-Sharqiyya) was ethnically cleansed
of its thousand residents on May 18, 1948.
The Palestinians, for example, are struggling with Jews who stole their lands and ethnically cleansed
the indigenous people.
The number of cities, towns and villages which were completely destroyed and ethnically cleansed
that spring is estimated at 531.
Is there any way to explain to a child why his people were ethnically cleansed
to make room for a State as Jewish as England is English?
It's a shame that Grand Master Robert Saulters talked about Protestants being ethnically cleansed
when speaking in Ballymoney on Monday.
Therefore the Americans, who are trying to portray themselves as honest brokers in a renewed peace process, are in fact in perfect sync with their Israeli allies in excusing the starving and killing of Palestinian civilians on the basis that the Jewish state has a right to defend its citizens in towns like Sderot (formerly known as Najd, before the village was ethnically cleansed
of all its Palestinian residents in 1948) by any and every criminal means possible.
Blagojevic was wartime commander of an infantry and engineering brigade of the Bosnian Serb army's Drina corps with a zone of operations including the eastern towns of Bratunac and Srebrenica, which was ethnically cleansed
of its non-Serb population.
Let's not forget this is the man who charged Milosevic $2m for every town he ethnically cleansed
, the same man who whipped up nationalistic fervour not because he loved his people but because it was good for his bank account.
It used to be linked to a network of villages that were ethnically cleansed
in 1948 such as Al Malha, Al Jura and Wallajeh.
I ask one simple question: is it morally or humanly fair the way five million Palestinians were ethnically cleansed
from their homes?
It is built on the lands of a Palestinian village called Najd, which was ethnically cleansed
by Jewish terrorists in May 1948, before Israel was declared a state and before any Arab armies entered Palestine.