PA claims 7 million Palestinian refugees “believe in inevitable return”
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day, on the 75th anniversary of the “Nakba,” i.e., “the catastrophe,” the Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel
Official PA TV host: “This key is older than their [the Jews’] lives, more ancient than their false history that they outlined through 70 acts of slaughter and massacre… Nearly 7 million Palestinian refugees scattered worldwide believe in inevitable return.”
[Official PA TV, Topic of the Day, May 14, 2023]
In the PA, the key symbolizes the Palestinian refugees’ “right of return”
Nakba Day - Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day on May 15, the day after the establishment of Israel. On May 15, 1948, combined forces from Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Iraq joined local Arab forces in an attempt to eradicate the newly established State of Israel. The Nakba (Arabic = catastrophe) refers to the establishment of Israel, and the subsequent defeat in the war, including the killing and displacement of Arab civilians that occurred during the war. The 2 fundamental messages of the term “Nakba” are to transfer Arab responsibility for the tragedies they themselves caused by placing the blame on Israel and to deny Israel’s legitimacy as a state.