Manuel Hassassian

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Manuel Hassassian is the former Rector and Professor of Political Science at Bethlehem University and currently the Palestinian Ambassador in London

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2007

Sunday, 4 March 2007

There is no single history of the development of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, there are always two narratives. The most prominent example is the event Palestinians mourn as their Nakba – their catastrophic dispersion in 1948 - and which Israelis and Jews around the world celebrate as Israel's victorious War of Independence.

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