The Palestine Podcast #21: Kholoud Ajarma on ‘Inheriting Nakba: Four Generations of Palestinian Refugees’
The Palestine Podcast showcases a selection of lectures, talks and interviews featuring leading experts and social justice activists active on the Palestine-Israel issue. Brought to you by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
PP#21 – Kholoud Ajarma on ‘Inheriting Nakba: Four Generations of Palestinian Refugees’ [2017-05-17] – (Download here)
To commemorate the 69th anniversary of the Nakba, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign was honoured to present Palestinian academic and refugee rights activist Kholoud Ajarma, who spoke in the Academy Plaza Hotel in Dublin on Wednesday 17th May 2017.
Kholoud’s talk, ‘Inheriting Nakba: four generations of Palestinian refugees’ was a first-hand account of the key issues regarding Palestinian refugees, from the 1947-49 Nakba (Arabic for ‘Catastrophe’) when over 700,000 Palestinians were forcibly dispossessed and exiled from their homeland to facilitate the creation of the state of Israel up to the refugee crisis of the present today.
Today there are more than five million Palestinian refugees, many who are refugees for a second or third time, all denied their international law-mandated Right of Return by Israel.
About the Speaker
Kholoud Ajarma is an award winning Palestinian photographer, film- maker, anthropologist and refugee-rights activist. She is a graduate of International Studies, Conflict Resolution and Anthropology and Development Studies and has experience working with Palestinian refugees in Palestine, the MENA region, Europe and Latin America. In Palestine, she leads projects in the field of refugees and youth empowerment creating platforms for active youth participation within human rights research, media, conflict resolution, and social justice..The event was hosted by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (www.ipsc.ie)
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this podcast reflect the opinions of the speaker(s) only and do not reflect the views of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign unless otherwise explicitly stated.