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Commemorating 57 Years Palestinian Dispossession

Events this week commemorating Al Nakba 1948

The Continuing Catastrophe

Documentary Screening - Friday 13^th May – 6:00pm

Wellington Public Library, Victoria St

(The Senior Citizens Room, Mezzanine Floor)


‘Yoom Ilak, Yoom Alak’

This documentary details the forced displacement of the Palestinian people from their homes in Jerusalem in 1948, after the establishment of the state of Israel.

45 minutes

Candlelit Vigil – Saturday 14th May

7:00pm – 8:00pm @ Civic Square


Al Nakba - Commemorating 57 Years of Palestinian Dispossession

The state of Israel was declared on the 14th May 1948. 750,00 Palestinians were forced to flee their homes while others were massacred. Today six million Palestinians remain displaced around the world. The state that was allocated to them by the UN has been consistently denied. International humanitarian law is broken again and again as the illegal Israeli occupation continues.

The ‘Wellington Zionist Society’ is meeting at the City Gallery this Saturday to celebrate Israel’s ‘independence’ day.

57 years of ethnic cleansing is nothing to celebrate!


Please join us in a candlelit vigil to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people.

Wellington Palestine Group - wpgnz@hotmail.com - P.O.Box 642, Wellington

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