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Right of Return – Doc Jazz

Uploaded on Dec 17, 2011

Music video by Doc Jazz, for the song ‘Right of Return’, released on December 17th, 2011.

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The Question of the Palestinians’ Right of Return – Prof. Yaffa Zilbershats

Published on Mar 7, 2012

Prof. Yaffa Zilbershats, Deputy President of Bar-Ilan University in The 7th
Ambassadors’ Forum held on 31 January 2012.
The speaker claims that the Palestinians don’t have the legal right of return. Furthermore, by consistently employing the term “Right of Return”, the peace process cannot progress.

 

The Palestinian right of return-Remember Palestine-06-30-2012

Published on Jul 1, 2012

The Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) will commemorate international refugee day by hosting a number of events across Europe. The events will commence in the UK on 18 June and end in Geneva 22 June. International Refugee Day is an annual event launched by the United Nations to highlight the plight of millions of refugees worldwide who are forced to flee their homes. Palestinian refugees comprise of the largest and longest standing case of refugees and displaced persons in modern history.

2012 marked the 64th anniversary of the Nakba, the beginning of their ongoing cycle of exile and dispossession. 64 years on Palestinians all over the world are facing many desperate challenges. In Israel, Gaza, Jerusalem, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jerusalem, Libya, Brazil and across many other parts of the world, Palestinians are subjected to gross violations of their basic human rights.

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Redefining the Right of Return: Will the US Congress Succeed?

Published on Jul 16, 2012

In this episode of Palestine Studies TV, we discuss a recent attempt by the US Senate to change the US government’s policy on how Palestinian refugees are defined. We explore how this legislation could impact negotiations on the right of return, as well as the potential consequences for UNRWA and the 5 million refugees it serves in the occupied Palestinian territories and neighboring countries.

This episode’s guest:

Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director at the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, provides valuable insights into the new legislation and how it will affect Palestinian refugees.

Palestine Studies TV is a project of the Institute for Palestine Studies.

 

Right of Return Conference: “Refugees Between NGOs, Legal Status and Return” Panel

Published on Jun 28, 2013

Right of Return Conference

Panel: Disappearing and Reappearing: Refugees Between NGOs, Legal Status and Return

Moderator: Susan Akram

Anne Irfan: Handing Back the Keys: UNRWA and the Right of Return
Jinan Bastaki: Disappearing Refugees and the Legal Gaps: The Implications of Third Country Citizenship for Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return

 

Right of Return Conference Day 1: Opening Remarks

Published on May 9, 2013

The Right of Return Conference was held at Boston University on April 6 and 7, 2013. The conference featured keynote presentations by Dr. Salman Abu Sitta, Dr. Joseph Massad, Noura Erakat (Badil) and Liat Rosenberg (Zochrot).

Opening remarks were made by conference organizer Zena Ozeir

 

Right of Return Conference Day 1: Salman Abu Sitta Keynote

Published on May 14, 2013

Salman H. Abu Sitta is a Palestinian researcher who writes about Palestinian refugees and the Palestinian Right of Return. Abu Sitta is a former member of the Palestinian National Council, the founder and President of the Palestine Land Society and is the general coordinator of the Right of Return Congress. He has written over 300 articles and papers on Palestinian refugees and the Right of Return.

Among his published works are:

The Return Journey (2007) in Arabic, English and Hebrew, Atlas of Palestine, 1948 (January 2004), Atlas of Palestine 1917-1966, two editions, Arabic and English, and Nakba 1948: The register of depopulated localities in Palestine (Occasional Return Centre studies) (1998 reprinted 2000)

The Right of Return Conference was held at Boston University on April 6 and 7, 2013. The conference featured keynote presentations by Dr. Salman Abu Sitta, Dr. Joseph Massad, Noura Erakat (Badil) and Liat Rosenberg (Zochrot).

 

Right of Return Conference Day 1: Identities on Display: Collective Identity and Daily Practice

Published on Jun 5, 2013

Moderator: Amahl Bishara

Panelists:
Joseph Greene: The Palestine Archaeological Museum: Disentangling Cultural Heritage “After the Return”
Riccardo Bocco: Collective Memory and Dreams of Return: A Journey through Documentary Films Portraying Palestinian Refugees.

 

Right of Return Conference Day 1: Closing Remarks

Published on May 9, 2013

The Right of Return Conference was held at Boston University on April 6 and 7, 2013. The conference featured keynote presentations by Dr. Salman Abu Sitta, Dr. Joseph Massad, Noura Erakat (Badil) and Liat Rosenberg (Zochrot).

Closing remarks were made by conference organizer Jamil Sbitan

 

Right of Return Conference Day 2: Joseph Massad Keynote Address

Published on Jun 3, 2013

Joseph Massad teaches Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History at Columbia University. He is the author of Colonial Effects: The Making of National Identity in Jordan (Columbia University Press, 2001), The Persistence of the Palestinian Question: Essays on Zionism and Palestinian Nationalism (Routledge, 2006), Desiring Arabs (University of Chicago Press, 2007). His book Desiring Arabs received the Lionel Trilling Book Award in 2008. Professor Massad has written extensively on the Palestinian Question in academic journals and books. He also writes columns on Palestinian and Arab affairs to Al-Jazeera English’s website, Al-Ahram Weekly, and the Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar. His forthcoming book is titled Islam in Liberalism.

The Right of Return Conference was held at Boston University on April 6 and 7, 2013. The conference featured keynote presentations by Dr. Salman Abu Sitta, Dr. Joseph Massad, Noura Erakat (Badil) and Liat Rosenberg (Zochrot).

 

Right of Return Conference Day 2: Noura Erakat & Liat Rosenberg Keynote

Published on May 14, 2013

Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and activist. She is currently a Abraham L. Freedman Teaching Fellow at Temple University, Beasley School of Law and the U.S.-based Legal Advocacy Consultant for the Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Refugee and Residency Rights.

Rosenberg is currently the director of Zochrot, an NGO that promotes the acknowledgment, accountability and responsibility of the Israeli public to the ongoing crimes of the Nakba and the return of the Palestinian refugees.

The Right of Return Conference was held at Boston University on April 6 and 7, 2013. The conference featured keynote presentations by Dr. Salman Abu Sitta, Dr. Joseph Massad, Noura Erakat (Badil) and Liat Rosenberg (Zochrot).

 

Right of Return Conference Day 2: Imagining Spaces of Return and Mapping Palestinian Liberation

Published on Jun 28, 2013

“Imagining Spaces of Return & Mapping Palestinian Liberation”

Moderator: Salim Tamari
Linda Quiquivix: Liberation or Independence: Palestine as Land or Palestine as Territory?
Einat Manoff: Counter-mapping and the Geographical Imagination: Mapping Spatial Scenarios of Return
Thomas Abowd: The Return of Homes and the Restitution of History in Jerusalem

 

Right of Return Conference Day 2: Palestinian Politics and Models for Return

Published on Jun 27, 2013

Moderator: Leila Farsakh

Sarah I.: Who Is A Palestinian? Political Representation of the Shatat in the Homeland

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