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May 15, 2011 (Washington, DC) Palestinians in the United States rallied in front of the White House in Washington on the 63rd anniversary of Al-Nakba. During the 1948 Palestine War, an estimated 700,000 Palestinians were expelled from, or fled, Palestine and hundreds of Palestinian villages were depopulated and destroyed. The displacement, dispossession and dispersal of the Palestinian people is known to them as al-Nakba, meaning "the catastrophe," or "the disaster."  On Nakba Day of 2011, Palestinians and other Arabs from the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Syria, and Lebanon marched towards their respective borders with Israel to mark the event. (Photo Credit: Don Baxter/Media Images International)

  
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Palestinians Rally at the White House

May 15, 2011 (Washington, DC) Palestinians in the United States rallied in front of the White House in Washington on the 63rd anniversary of Al-Nakba. During the 1948 Palestine War, an estimated 700,000 Palestinians were expelled from, or fled, Palestine and hundreds of Palestinian villages were depopulated and destroyed. The displacement, dispossession and dispersal of the Palestinian people is known to them as al-Nakba, meaning "the catastrophe," or "the disaster." On Nakba Day of 2011, Palestinians and other Arabs from the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Syria, and Lebanon marched towards their respective borders with Israel to mark the event. (Photo Credit: Don Baxter/Media Images International)

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