In 1948, around 80% of Palestinians were forced out of their homes during the creation of Israel. That event is known as the Nakba, or “the Catastrophe.” So where did they go? And how many Palestinians are there around the world now?
In 1948, during the creation of Israel, more than 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes. This event is known as the Nakba, or the Catastrophe. How did Palestinians become refugees, and where do they live now?