In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes, we look at the continuation of the Nakba but also the heroic and persistent resistance of Palestinians and anti-imperialists globally to over 7 decades of Zionist colonial violence.
Tayseer Khaled of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine writes about the Israeli and Palestinian versions of the Nakba. The Israeli version, despite being based on lies, has dominated global understanding of the events of 1948
May 15 is Nakba Day, which marks the death of thousands of Palestinians and the forced exile of many more during the formation of Israeli in 1948. To this day, the Palestinians living under occupation continue to resist the apartheid policies of Israel