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Refugee - Defined :

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Submitted by Jeremy Eliot (Israel), Jun 7, 2011 at 05:22

The UN defines a "Palestinian Refugee" as any Arab who lived in Palestine up to two yeasr prior to the creation of the Jewish state... In fact, anybody who came to alestine , even in 1945, is a "Palestinian Refugee"... All other refugees are defined by the very same UN as people being outside the country of their former habitual residence... If we apply this standard to the "Palestinian Refugees", may will not qualify.

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