By Mahmoud El-Yousseph
P A L E S T I N E
There are 12 million Palestinians in the world. Half of them are refugees living in squalid camps and in permanent exile. They are not allowed to return home to their rightful properties. However, under the 1950 Israeli discriminatory “Law of Return”, every Jew, no matter where he or she resides, enjoys automatic Israeli citizenship at the expense of Palestinian refugees who have lived on the land for generations — my late parents included.
I am the proud descendant of a race whose land has been stolen. (more…)