An open letter from human rights defenders

to Mr. Adama Dieng

concerning participation in the INoGS 2016 annual conference

On World Refugee Day:

Palestinians refugees

remain deprived of international protection

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Palestinian Appeal to International Civil Society: Sixty Years of Dispossession and Ethnic Cleansing - Boycott the "Israel at 60" Celebrations! (March 30, 2008)

Palestinian Appeal to International Civil Society
Palestinian civil society organizations March 30, 2008
Sixty Years of Dispossession and Ethnic Cleansing
Boycott the "Israel at 60" Celebrations!

March 30, 2008

How can you celebrate? The establishment of the State of Israel sixty years ago was a settler-colonial project that systematically and violently uprooted more than 750 thousand Palestinian Arabs from their lands and homes. Sixty years ago, Zionist militias and gangs ransacked Palestinian properties and destroyed hundreds of Palestinian villages. How can people of conscience celebrate this catastrophe?