Joharah Baker writes on Palestine’s Right of Return

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Note: I did no highlighting in Joharah’s essay this week.  If I had started highlighting, I would have highlighted the whole thing.   Peace, Roy

The State of Palestine Never Forgets its Own.  Article by Joharah Baker from…

In just over a week’s time, the Palestinians will have made their request to the United Nations to recognize them as a state. Part of this bid is to guarantee that international law is applied to the Palestinians, including laws that guarantee the right of refugees to return to their homes or be compensated for the years of exile and loss of property.

Also, before week’s end, the Palestinians will commemorate an event not entirely disconnected with their UN move. Actually, it is very relevant and is the perfect example of why refugees must not be forgotten. Sabra and Shatilla, the two Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon that were the scene of one of the most horrific massacres in Palestinian history, will be remembered and honored by us all, followed by that harrowing vow of “never again.”…

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