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Who are the Palestinians

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in response to reader comment: NO SUCH THING AS A 'palestinian'.

Submitted by Abdulkarim Al-Habsi (Oman), Sep 29, 2009 at 01:22

Palestinians are the people of Palestine, the land that was carved out of the Ottoman Empire by the British, and then handed over the Jews of Europe for them to settle and create their own country "Israel". The Palestinians are the people who lived in what we now call Israel proper, and the Israeli occupied west bank.

They have a language called Arabic, and they have a culture called Palestinian culture. There are a large number of Palestinian poets and writers.

The Palestinian are the only people in the world who are denied statehood that was guaranteed by UN, and the people who have suffered the longest occupation in modern history.

But I thought you knew that?

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