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Commemoration of the Palestinian Nakba

  • SA Parliament House Steps North Terrace Adelaide, SA Australia (map)

Commemoration of the Palestinian Nakba

Adelaide, SA

May 15th, 1948, marks the day that over 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes and made refugees.

In 1948, the establishment of the State of Israel in historic Palestine through violent ethnic cleansing not only forced Palestinians from their homes, but also led to massacres of indigenous populations and the destruction of their villages. 

After 70 years this bloodshed has not been forgotten, nor the right of Palestinians to return to their homes, property and land. 

Join us to commemorate 70 years since the Nakba ("catastrophe") with a vigil and speeches on the steps of the South Australian Parliament, after which we will walk to the Migration Museum in Kintore Ave to acknowledge and hear the experiences of local Palestinian families by the Palestinian community plaque in the Museum forecourt.

  • 5:00pm - vigil on the steps of SA Parliament House, North Terrace, Adelaide

  • 5:40pm - walk to Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide

  • 6:00pm - speeches at the Palestinian community plaque in the forecourt of the Migration Museum.

  • 6:40pm - end.

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Learn more about the Nakba here >>

Hosted by the Australian Friends of Palestine Association (SA).

Earlier Event: 15 May
Book Launch with Ramzy Baroud
Later Event: 15 May
Palestinian Nakba Commemoration