Palestinians explain their experience in 1948 Nakba

In this our second episode of the Nakba Project we listen to more stories of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon taken from videotaped interviews in the Nakba Archive. 20 years ago the Nakba Archive was co-founded by Diana Allan, Professor at McGill University, and Mahmoud Zeidan, who conducted many of the interviews.  In this episode we begin with Zeidan’s account of events in the village of Deir Yassin before, during and after the massacre in April 1948. The Deir Yassin Massacre was a pivotal event that led to the exodus of more than 700,000 Palestinians from their towns and villages. Then three women talk about their lives in Palestine before the Nakba and the circumstances that caused their abrupt flights to Lebanon as the attacks and bombings of neighboring communities terrorized them.  

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