THEY SAID:
"When we have settled the land, all the Arabs will be able to do about it will be to scurry around like drugged cockroaches in a bottle."
-- Raphael Eitan, Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defence Forces, New York Times, 14 April 1983.



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That every Palestinian has a legitimate, individual right to return to his or her original home and to absolute restitution of his or her property.


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How many refugees are there and where are they?

Worldwide distribution of Palestinians including refugee populations

Location Total Population Refugee Population
Pre-1967 borders of Israel 953,497 200,000 (internal refugees)
Gaza Strip 1,004,498 766,124
West Bank 1,596,554 652,855
Jordan 2,328,308 1,741,796
Lebanon 430,183 408,008
Syria 465,662 444,921
Egypt 48,784 40,468
Saudi Arabia 274,762 274,762
Kuwait 37,696 34,370
Other Gulf Countries 105,578 105,578
Iraq & Libya 74,284 74,284
The Americas 203,588 173,050
Other Countries 259,248 220,361
Total 7,788,186 4,942,121

Source: Salman Abu-Sitta, Palestine 1948: 50 Years after al-Nakba, Map distributed by the Palestine Return Centre, Crown House, North Circular Rd., London, England, 1998.



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