The Nakba As A Developing Process Of Zionist Colonization

On the 65th anniversary of the Nakba, Ben White writes about the historic ethnic cleansing of Palestine by the Zionist movement, and the establishment of the State of Israel on the rubble of hundreds of emptied, destroyed villages.

Nakba Day continues to grow in prominence as a time for remembrance and protest, an alternative history to the narrative of Israeli ‘independence’, and a reminder that the ‘miracle’ of a Jewish state was actually realised through the historically familiar methods of expulsion and colonial erasure.

— Ben White

Read the full article published in the Middle East Monitor on May 15, 2013.

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