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Palestinian band leader on PA TV: The land "is ours, was ours, and will return to being ours"

Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, with the Jordan-based Palestinian Al-Hannouneh band in Amman, on Land Day
Al-Hannouneh band leader Musa Saleh: “Land Day is a very important day, and for 40 years we have been with all the groups of the Palestinian people that are renewing the promise of the land – that it is ours, was ours, and will return to being ours. There is no occupation that remains forever. The occupation always comes and goes. We are the owners of the land.”

Land Day – an annual commemoration of the general strike and demonstrations organized by Israeli Arab residents of the Galilee on March 30, 1976 to protest the Israeli government's decision to expropriate land in the Galilee for security and settlement purposes, which it later implemented. During the protests, demonstrators burnt tires, blocked roads, and threw rocks and firebombs. Six demonstrators were shot and killed by the Israeli army and police. Israeli Arabs and Palestinians consider Land Day a national day.