Because it’s our right!

Posted: May 16, 2008 in Civil Rights, Israel, Jerusalem, Middle East, Palestine, Palestinians, Religion, War crimes, World News, Zionists

Because it is our right

Anayat Durrani outlines plans to mourn 60 years of tragedy

Sixty years on
against the occupiers wishes
We Exist
sons and daughters
of Ramleh, Haifa, Nasira
Jimzu, Imwas, Deir Yassin
We Remember
the villages destroyed
towns stripped of Arab names
manufactured, renamed, disguised
our homes filled with Palestinian memories
painted over with foreign colors
a bridal shop in Ramleh
selling strangers their happy dreams
in my house on our land
the house great grandfather Ali built
We Continue
We will always continue
Because the land longs for us
Because we long for the land
Because home is a Right
Because it is our Right
We Exist
Because We
We will not stop
Until Return.

— Aida Hasan


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