| Human Rights: Why Palestinians have a right to return home!

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Why Palestinians have a right to return home ~ Mark LeVine, professor of history at UC Irvine, Al Jazeera.  Last Modified: 23 Sep 2011

A thorough examination of the legal rights of all those displaced by the creation of the state of Israel in 1948.

Mark LeVine asked three leading scholars of the “refugee problem” – Karma Nabulsi (lecturer in international relations, Oxford University), Susan Akram (Boston University Law School and founder of the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at Greater Boston Legal Services) and Ingrid Jaradat Gassner (Director of BADIL, Resource Centre for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights) – to address some of the key arguments surrounding the right of return. Some of the answers are quite detailed and technical, but given the importance of this debate, we have not edited them, so as to offer the most complete information possible on this issue.

There are approximately 6 million Palestinians who live…

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