Khawla Hammad has been a stateless refugee in Lebanon for 69 years. At the age of sixteen, she was expelled from her village of Kabri, in Palestine. Now she is 84 years old and still a refugee in Lebanon, with no citizenship in any country at all. Israel expelled most of the population in 1948, and has prevented them from returning to their homes. Kabri and hundreds of other towns and villages were leveled to the ground, a crime that Palestinians call al-Nakba (the Catastrophe). Meet Khawla and 23-year-old Palestinian refugee, journalist and translator Amena Elashkar….read more
Sunday, October 15, 6:00pm, Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus Office, 11910 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107
Sponsored by The North America Nakba Tour, Al-Awda Cleveland & Cleveland Peace Action Education Fund. Free will offering.