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img_8400ca76f3_turkey_gaza_march_reutersNGOs and communities across world, and people from Latin America to Pacific restarted to pay attention to history of Palestine and pain of the people who lives with fright of being attacked and killed anytime when mankind testified again another Israeli assault on Palestinian territory in December-January.

It can be the time for remember stories of Palestinians during and after occupation. There is an aid that can help us to reach these hard experiences.

A website, PalestineRemembered.com, has achieved dozens of personal memories and painfull stories of Palestinians who were drived from their villages during Israeli war in 1948.

PalestineRemembered.com offers no less than 450 interview, covering 250 town, and containing over 1,600 hours of recording under al-Nakba's Oral History Project that was launched in 2003 spring.

According to PalestineRemembered.com, the conflict would have been at the same level of intensity even if both parties had been Jewish, Muslims, or Christians.

The project aims to emphasize that the CORE issues of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict are the disposession and ethnic cleansing (compulsory population transfer to achieve political gains) of the Palestinian people for the past six decades, creating an easy medium where refugees can communicate, organize, and share their experiences amongst themselves.

It also purposes to provide a comprehensive source of information about the villages and cities that were ethnically cleansed, looted, and destroyed by the Israeli army, said the website.

PalestineRemembered.com says that it purposed to increase refugees' awareness of their rights to return to their homes, farms, and businesses based on United Nations General Assembly resolution 194, released on December 11, 1948. Based on this resolution, every single refugee has the right to go back to his or her home, and to be compensated for any loss of their properties, pain, and suffering.

It reached this number via website visitores who are relatives of exiled Palestinians from different refugee camps.

On the other hand scores of other stories came also from refugee camps from Palestine, Lebanon, Jordon and Syria.

Beside of oral stories, the visitores can find international resolutions, maps and chronology on the website.

Website offers usefull informations young Palestinians and all refugees to learn their political and human rights. Not only Palestinians but anybody who is interested in occupied land can use the website as a source.

When people all over the world saw bloody pictures, records of destroyed homes, schools, hospitals and mosques once more, they got angry with the authorities such as United Nations because of their failure to stop the war. Therefore, this website has still been attractive for everyone who think and see Palestinians' fate that is ignored by world, and want to join to struggle for their rights.

The personal stories, given on the PalestineRemembered.com, are seen to have ability for help to build real history of ongoing occupation in Palestine since 1948.

PalestineRemembered.com, has achieved dozens of personal memories and painfull stories of Palestinians who were drived from their villages during Israeli war in 1948.


World Bulletin/ News Desk www.worldbulletin.net - Istanbul,Istanbul,Turkey 11.4.2009.

 

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