Palestinian refugees talk about living without a state at Columbia Public Library

According to Jalal al-Jayyousi, one of the organizers, there were at least 120 present, with standing room only in a room that ordinarily accommodates up to 100.

Palestinian refugees talk about living without a state at Columbia Public Library

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Palestinian refugees Mariam Fathallah, left, and Amena Ashkar speak during “The Exiled Palestinians” presentation Tuesday at the Columbia Public Library.
Palestinian refugees Amena Ashkar and Mariam Fathallah on Tuesday described what they said was the ethnic cleansing of Palestine by Jewish occupiers.
“I know my right is to go back” to my homeland, Ashkar said.
Their presentation at the Columbia Public Library ended with a question-and-answer session that grew heated at times. Five protesters holding signs gathered outside the room before the program.
More than 60 people crowded the Friends Room at the library for the Tuesday evening talk, “The Exiled Palestinians.” The event was [continue reading]

2 Comments On “Palestinian refugees talk about living without a state at Columbia Public Library”

  1. Jim Robertson, managing editor

    This photograph is copyrighted property of the Columbia Daily Tribune, and its use here is unauthorized. Please remove it.

    • info@freepalestinemovement.org

      It’s driving readers to your website. Are you sure you want us to remove it?

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