Nakba One, Two, Three?
Against The Current vol. 128

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/05/2007
Year Published:  2007  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX21748

In sheer magnitude, the Palestine partition of 1947 wasn’t even that year’s most disastrous division of a former British colonial possession. The partition of the Indian subcontinent — between India and the new Muslim state Pakistan — produced roughly as many deaths, in horrific communal violence between Muslims and Hindus, as the numbers of Palestinian Arabs expelled from their homeland and robbed of their lands in the 1947-49 Catastrophe — al-Nakba — accompanying the establishment of the state of Israel.

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