Nakba Day

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Commemorated by Palestinians on 15 May each year
DescriptionPalestinian commemoration of the 1948 ethnic cleansing

Nakba Day (Yawm an-Nakba, meaning "Day of the Catastrophe") is generally commemorated by Palestinians each year on 15 May, the day after the Gregorian calendar date when Israel declared its independence on 14 May 1948.

Nakba Day was inaugurated by PLO chairman Yasser Arafat on the fiftieth anniversary in 1998.[1]


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