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Palestine: Historical Comparisons on the Right of Return

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Palestine, Freedom of Speech, History, Human Rights, Migration & Immigration, Refugees

Oranges and Olives [1] poses some questions for Zionists who say that the Palestinians should assimilate out of the refugee camps: “But let us take a look at the issue from a different point of view: Didn't the Jews maintain their national aspiration for a return to the holy land? Did they not stay for 2000 years in the diaspora while maintaining themselves as a distinct group from those other groups they lived amongst?” [2]