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1: Ethnic cleansing ("transfer"): the nazihun, the victims of the expulsions in 1967
2: Ethnic cleansing: Israeli prevention of return by West Bank/Gaza Palestinians who were abroad when Israeli invaded in 1967

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#150718 Memories of Home and Stories of Displacement: The Women of Artas and the “Peasant Past”
by Falestin Naili in Journal of Palestine Studies (JPS), Summer 2009

#386908 The UNITING PAINTING: The World Is Its Canvas
by Ra’anan Lurie retrieved 3 July 2018

#132857 Note by the Secretary-General submitting a report of the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
by United Nations 20 June 1967

#2602 Report on the razing of Emmaus, Beit Nuba and Yalou in 1967
by Amos Kenan 1970

#5047 What is a refugee? What is a displaced person?
by Ori Nir in Ha’aretz, 7 March 1995

#5046 1967: Why Did the Palestinians Leave?
by Nur-eldeen Masalha 1997

#8758 Out of Jerusalem?
by Afif Safieh December 1997

#132862 Major Lurie Refused To Obey an Order
by Gideon Levy in Ha’aretz, 5 June 1998

#386906 Arab Expulsion Ended by Cartoonist
by Dafna Linzer in Associated Press website, 5 June 1998

#4135 The Moroccan Quarter: A History of the Present
by Thomas Abowd in Jerusalem Quarterly (formerly Jerusalem Quarterly File), 2000

#4147 I Saw Ramallah
by Mourid Barghouti, Ahdaf Soueif, Edward Said February 2001

#5361 Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians Began Right After the Occupation
by Arnon Regular in Kol Ha’Ir, 26 July 2001

#3134 Some Comparisons Do Make Sense!
by Shraga Elam in Israel Imperial News, 15 November 2002

#3046 Crying Wolf? Fears of Transfer Under War
by Uri Avnery in CounterPunch, 15 March 2003

#14125 Michael Adams
by David Gilmour in The Observer, 8 February 2004

#6346 The poetry of displacement: I Saw Ramallah by Mourid Barghouti
by Tom Paulin in The Independent, 19 March 2004

#6946 Splendor on the grass
by Orna Coussin in Ha’aretz, 26 April 2004

#7162 An old refrain that stabs at the heart
by Meron Benvenisti in Ha’aretz, 20 May 2004

#7357 '48 beats '67 in battle over right of return
by Danny Rubinstein in Ha’aretz, 6 June 2004

#13036 All Canadian Tax Payers are Complicit in Israeli War Crime
by Corinne Allan 24 September 2004

#13548 Twilight Zone / A feast of rotten tomatoes
by Gideon Levy in Ha’aretz, 28 January 2005

#23101 JNF marks destroyed Arab villages
by Amiram Barkat in Ha’aretz, 26 July 2005

#41145 Ministry admits 'blacklist' of Palestinians who left West Bank during Six-Day War
by Akiva Eldar in Ha’aretz, 5 July 2006

#54583 Gaza's Father Immanuel
by William (Bill) Dienst in Electronic Intifada, 6 January 2007

#66705 The Seventh Day - Why the Six-Day War is still being fought
by David Remnick in New Yorker, 28 May 2007

#116341 Hamas leader interview
by Ken Livingstone (interviewer), Khaled Meshal (interviewee) in New Statesman, 17 September 2009

#328577 A brief history of the ‘Nakba’ in Israel
by Eitan Bronstein Aparicio in MondoWeiss, 16 May 2016

Ethnic cleansing ("transfer"): the nazihun, the victims of the expulsions in 1967

#2602 Report on the razing of Emmaus, Beit Nuba and Yalou in 1967
by Amos Kenan 1970

#28514 Raful: we are like the white minority in South Africa
by Shulamit Morrim, Yigal Arens (translator from Hebrew to English) in Yediot Ahronot, 25 December 1987

#5047 What is a refugee? What is a displaced person?
by Ori Nir in Ha’aretz, 7 March 1995

#8758 Out of Jerusalem?
by Afif Safieh December 1997

#37162 Emptying the valley
by Graham Usher in Al-Ahram Weekly, 11 June 1998

#4135 The Moroccan Quarter: A History of the Present
by Thomas Abowd in Jerusalem Quarterly (formerly Jerusalem Quarterly File), 2000

#4147 I Saw Ramallah
by Mourid Barghouti, Ahdaf Soueif, Edward Said February 2001

#5020 The Politics of Denial: Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Problem
by Nur-eldeen Masalha 17 October 2003

#17495 Back to ethnic cleansing? As attitudes harden, the region faces terrible possibilities, including population transfer
by Barbara Smith in New Statesman, 12 July 2004

#13548 Twilight Zone / A feast of rotten tomatoes
by Gideon Levy in Ha’aretz, 28 January 2005

#16679 On the Border: Memoir of a Militant Jew
by Michel Warschawski 1 April 2005

#64324 In praise of the occupation
by Amira Hass in Ha’aretz, 5 June 2007

#64974 Crossing the Line interviews Palestinians displaced during 1967 war
by Christopher Brown, Samira Khoury, Nadia Hijab, Phyllis Bennis in Electronic Intifada, 13 June 2007

#64938 Out of sight maybe, but not out of mind
by Zafrir Rinat in Ha’aretz, 13 June 2007

#105249 Justice and couscous
by Gen Sander in Electronic Intifada, 25 February 2009

#133655 Israel keeps evidence of ethnic cleansing locked away
by Jonathan Cook in Electronic Intifada, 18 August 2010

#170553 Israel’s Gesture of Goodwill: No Return to the West Bank for the June 1967 War Refugees
by Avi Raz March 2012

#354189 How to expel: Advice to Trump from an Israeli
by Amira Hass in Ha’aretz, 01 February 2017

Ethnic cleansing: Israeli prevention of return by West Bank/Gaza Palestinians who were abroad when Israeli invaded in 1967

#93499 Beyond Intifada: Narratives of Freedom Fighters in the Gaza Strip
by Hayim Gordon, Rivca Gordon, Taher Shriteh 2003

#41425 After 30 years, wife loses right to enter Israel
by Amira Hass in Ha’aretz, 10 July 2006

#41413 Israel bars Palestinian Americans for first time since 1967
by Amira Hass in Ha’aretz, 10 July 2006

#64324 In praise of the occupation
by Amira Hass in Ha’aretz, 5 June 2007

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#127 Green Line from from Kafr Qasem to Jerusalem, showing impact of Apartheid Wall
by PALDIS (Palestine Land Development Information Systems), December 2003

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#2286 When I saw you
with Annemarie Kattan Jacir, 2013

Quotations

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"My job was to take..... [each Palestinian's] thumb and immerse its edge in ink and fingerprint them on the departure statement....Every day tens of buses arrived. There were days on which it seemed to me that thousands were departing ......there were also not a few people who were simply expelled....We forced them to sign. I will tell you how exactly this was conducted: [for instance] a bus [carrying men] was arriving and only men were getting off,...--only men, aged 20 to 70, accompanied by borderguard soldiers. We were told that these were saboteurs, fedayeen, and it would be better that they would be outside the state.......[The Palestinian men] did not want to leave, and were dragged from the buses while being kicked and hit by revolver butts. By the time they arrived to my [signing] stall, they were usually already completely blurred [as a result of beatings] at this stage and did not care much about the signing. It seemed to them part of the process. In many cases the violence used against them was producing desirable results from our point of view. The distance between the border point and the [Allenby] Bridge was about 100 metres and out of fear they were crossing to the other side running; the borderguard men and the paratroopers were all the time in the vicinity. When someone refused to give me his hand [for finger printing] they came and beat him badly. Then I was forcibly taking his thumb, immersing it in ink and finger printing him. This way the refuseniks were removed....I have no doubt that tens of thousands of men were removed against their will."
(by Former Israeli soldier inverviewed by Kol Ha’ir in 1991, November 1991)

"I remember that 5 days after the..... War I was in Jericho. It was empty there and we were told that the [refugees of ‘Ayn Sultan, Nu’aymah and ‘Aqbat Jabir camps outside Jericho] fled. It is more likely that ... [the Israeli army] drove them away. In [1948] ... [Israeli commanders] volunteered to carry out [transfer] on their own initiative. In the Six Day War there were similar situations. Many thought that we had not completed the job in [1948] ... It is known that there was a plan to conquer Qalqilyah and destroy it. There was also a plan to carry out transfer in Hebron as a revenge for the massacre [of Jews] in [19]29."
(by Uri Milstein, unknown date)

"Is this the way to occupy Hebron? A couple of artillery bombardments on Hebron and not a single ‘Hebronite’ would have remained there. Is this the way to occupy [East] Jerusalem [without driving most of the Arabs out]."
(by Yigal Allon, November 1967)

"Years later I heard that at the same time, in neighboring Tulkarm transfer had begun, too. Ra'anan Lurie, the renowned cartoonists, who at the time was an army officer, was present when the order was received to expel the inhabitants to Jordan. Far from being a leftist, he refused the order, which he considered manifestly illegal. In spite of that, buses were brought in and inhabitants were forced to mount. They were brought straight to the Jordan bridge and driven across. Lurie testified to this later on."
(by Uri Avnery, 15 March 2003)

"Kalkilya's mayor recalled that soldiers put him in a jeep, gave him a piece of paper with Arabic writing, and told him to instruct the residents to leave town. The UN representative, Nils-Goran Gussing, determined that some 850 of the town's 2,000 houses were demolished. Dayan confirmed the details of the destruction but claimed to have no prior knowledge of it. ... One participant in the cabinet meeting [on 25 June 1967] did not believe Dayan. A note among Yaacov Herzog's papers reads, ''Yesterday he explicitly explained that they were keeping up the pressure by doing night searches and all sorts of petty nipping at them, 'so that they'll get the hint.'''"
(by Tom Segev, 29 May 2007)

"[I was ordered] 'You have to load them [people in Anabta] all onto buses. We're moving them to Jordan.'"
(by Ra’anan Lurie, June 1967)

"In the power of my authority as Military [Governor] of Jerusalem, immediately after the city was liberated in 1967, I gave orders that Arab inhabitants be evacuated from the Western Wall area and from the Jewish quarter in the Old City. They were given, in agreement, alternative housing in Jerusalem and its environs."
(by Shlomo Lahat, 26 July 2001)

Events

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6 Jun 1967 Moshe Dayan orders the ethnic cleansing of Qalqiliyah


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