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Interactive map of Palestine villages destroyed in Nakba

Interactive map of Palestine villages destroyed in Nakba | Geography Education |
The Electronic Intifada has produced this interactive map that allows you to see information about any of the more than 400 Palestinian cities, towns and villages depopulated and destroyed during the Nakba – the ethnic cleansing of Palestine by...


Admittedly, this is a source of information has a strong political agenda and the wording of the title might make some bristle.  This is a good way to show how geospatial information can be used by non-state agents to pursuade viewers to their ideological position.  Nabka (the day of catastrophe) is generally commemorated on May 15th, to remember the Palestinian villages that were depopulated or destroyed in 1948 after the creation of the state of Israel.   

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