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Fighting continued, almost all of it within the territory assigned to the Palestinian state AboutPalestinians fled or were expelled in the conflict. They were ordered to secure only the sections of Palestine given to the Arabs under the partition plan.
But these regular armies were ill equipped and lacked any central command to coordinate their efforts In reality, the Israeli offensive against the Palestinians intensified. On December 19,he wrote: The Zionist enterprise so far There were literally hundreds of such statements made by Zionists.
Publicly they all continued to speak of coexistence and to attribute the violence to a small minority of zealots and agitators. But this was merely a public pose. Ben Gurion summed up: I support compulsory transfer. He hoped to see them flee. He said as much to his colleagues and aides in meetings in August, September and October .
Official circles implicitly concede that the Arab population fled as a result of Israeli action — whether directly, as in the case of Lydda and Ramleh, or indirectly, due to the panic that and similar actions the Deir Yassin massacre inspired in Arab population centers throughout Palestine.
However, even though the historical record has been grudgingly set straight, the Israeli establishment still refused to accept moral or political responsibility for the refugee problem it — or its predecessors — actively created. The records, and companion ones by a United States monitoring unit, can be seen at the British Museum.
There was not a single order or appeal, or suggestion about evacuation from Palestine, from any Arab radio station, inside or outside Palestine, in There is a repeated monitored record of Arab appeals, even flat orders, to the civilians of Palestine to stay put.
The village was destroyed that night Khulda was leveled by Jewish bulldozers on 20 April Abu Zureiq was completely demolished Al Mansi and An Naghnaghiya, to the southeast, were also leveled. By mid, the majority of [the depopulated Arab villages] were either completely or partly in ruins and uninhabitable.
It has been repassed no less than twenty-eight times since that first date. Whereas the moral and political right of a person to return to his place of uninterrupted residence is acknowledged everywhere, Israel has negated the possibility of return Civilians caught in an area of military activity generally panic.
But they have always been able to return to their homes when the danger subsides. Military conquest does not abolish private rights to property; nor does it entitle the victor to confiscate the homes, property and personal belongings of the noncombatant civilian population.
The seizure of Arab property by the Israelis was an outrage. Israel for the first time accepted the principle of repatriation [of the Arab refugees] and the internationalization of Jerusalem.
Walter Eytan, the head of the Israeli delegation, [stated]. Refusal to sign would There was no question of such implementation being conditioned on the conclusion of peace on Israeli terms as the Israelis later claimed to justify their non-compliance. Families huddled in caves, abandoned huts, or makeshift tents Many of the starving were only miles away from their own vegetable gardens and orchards in occupied Palestine — the new state of Israel At the end of the United Nations finally acted.
It managed to keep people alive, but only barely. Menahem Begin had the following remarks to make: The Egyptian Army concentrations in the Sinai approaches do not prove that Nasser was really about to attack us. We must be honest with ourselves.
We decided to attack him. The two divisions he sent to The Sinai would not have been sufficient to launch an offensive war. He knew it and we knew it.The following is a timeline of Israel’s land borders over the last years.
Emphasis is upon International Law as in the Balfour Declaration, the British Mandate for Palestine (ratified by 51 members of the League of Nations), Article 80 of the UN Charter (which enshrines all obligations of the League of Nations), the UN ‘Green line’ and the UN Resolution Rae West 20th August Some people believe that whites need to reunite as Christian communities as part of the process of opposing so-called 'Jews'.
Or to return to what they think was a comfortable, better life as Christians. Online Exclusives Archive () “The Palestinian Authority held a free, democratic election in ” “Israel is building the security fence as part of a land grab to control the West Bank and prevent the establishment of a Palestinian state.”.
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