The Nakba continues to unfold

by Rashmee

Posted on May 15, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… The Palestinians are said to be marking al-Nakba (literally, the catastrophe) today, May 15. On this day, day 73 years ago, 750,000 of them lost their homes and became refugees. It was the consequence of Israel’s declaration of independence on May 14, 1948 and the end of British control, by League of … Continue reading “The Nakba continues to unfold”

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A controversial take on ‘nakba’, Palestinians’ displacement: end it in the mind

by Rashmee

Posted on May 15, 2018


  “Reading makes immigrants of us all,” the novelist Jean Rhys once said. “It takes us away from home, but more important it finds homes for us everywhere.” Rhys could be said to know something of displacement. She was born in the Caribbean but left in her teens to live mainly in England. Not much … Continue reading “A controversial take on ‘nakba’, Palestinians’ displacement: end it in the mind”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK