To set the context the state of Israel was created in 1947 under the consensus of the newly assembled Unite Nations. This agreement was to offer the Jewish victims of World War Two a right to a homeland state. There were no disagreements among the council for the right to statehood for the Jewish people. Everything was considered accept the fact that the state of ‘Israel’ was already inhabited and already established as Palestine. Immediately after Israel’s creation, over 700,000 Palestinians became refugees by being violently removed from their own land.(Middle East Refuge Archive) Thousands of homes were destroyed, thousands of families were displaced, separated and even more were murdered under the pretext that the victims of eastern Europe deserve a homeland and will act on it in self-defense; which makes little sense. Palestinians had their home
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