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Infidel's muddled history

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Submitted by Bader S (Saudi Arabia), Mar 12, 2006 at 01:54

In answer to my question, Did the Jewish Europeans not snatch land from Palestinians through violence, deceit, terror etc? Infidel's answer was categorically NO

Infidel then recommends that I stop listening to Muslim lies.

Well here is what I am listening to:

"One of the two States envisaged in the partition plan proclaimed its independence as Israel and in the 1948 war expanded to occupy 77 per cent of the territory of Palestine. Israel also occupied the larger part of Jerusalem. Over half the indigenous Palestinian population fled or were expelled" (http://www.un.org/Depts/dpa/ngo/history.html)

The words "fled" and "expelled" in the above quotation from the UN would support the fact that land was snatched from Palestinians who "fled" or were "expelled"

Infidel's muddle of who owned or lived on the land can be seen in his statement " the world has come to believe that the nation of Israel was created from land owned and inhabited by Arab Palestinians. Nothing could be further from the truth"

But according to the U.S. Library of Congress ,
"As a geographic unit, Palestine extended from the Mediterranean on the west to the Arabian Desert on the east and from the lower Litani River in the north to the Gaza Valley in the south. It was named after the Philistines, who occupied the southern coastal region in the twelfth century B.C. The name Philistia was used in the second century A.D. to designate Syria Palestina, which formed the southern third of the Roman province of Syria"
AND
"Demographically its population was overwhelmingly Arab, mainly Muslim, but with an important Christian merchant and professional class residing in the cities. The Jewish population of Palestine before 1880 consisted of fewer than 25,000 people, two-thirds of whom lived in Jerusalem where they made up half the population (and from 1890 on more than half the population). These were Orthodox Jews, many of whom had immigrated to Palestine simply to be buried in the Holy Land, and who had no real political interest in establishing a Jewish entity. They were supported by alms given by world Jewry." (http://countrystudies.us/israel/6.htm)

For a graphical representation of Land ownership see mape here:
http://domino.un.org/maps/m0094.jpg (enlarged view)
Clearly, the map shows an overwhelming ownership of the land of Palestine by Palestinians.

With regard to Britain, the Balfour Declaration, and the League of Nation mandate, you will find historical pointers here:
http://domino.un.org/unispal.nsf/cf02d057b04d356385256ddb006dc02f/aeac80e740c782e4852561150071fdb0!OpenDocument

There are facts, truths, and collective memories regarding the Question of Palestine which cannot be hidden, overwritten, or glossed over by the Zionist propaganda that some people shovel out constantly in order to blind rational people to the truth.
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