Right of Return


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Right of Return

The legal right that an individual has to go back to his/her country. The right of return is guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, but there is debate about what is meant by "country," whether it refers to one's physical place of birth or the state with which one's ethnicity is associated. The right of return remains controversial in many places, notably Israel and the Palestinian territories.
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On the 67th occasion of the Nakba Day, the National Leadership of Baath Arab Socialist Party (BASP) affirmed in a statement that Syria, undaunted by the internationally-devised terrorist war waged against it, will continue to support the Palestinian people until fully achieving their rights, on top, the Palestinian Right of Return.
The right of return for refugees to their homes from where they were forcibly removed cannot be compromised either.
Palestinian refugees' Right of Return, as being obstructed by Israel.
Both developments undermine the Right of Return of the Palestinian refugees -- the core of the Palestinian cause.
RAMALLAH, May 14 (KUNA) -- The Supreme National Committee for Commemoration of Yawm An-Nakba (Arabic for Catastrophe) which is geared up to mark the anniversary falling on May 15 stressed on Wednesday that "The Right of Return is both sacred and inalienable, thus non-negotiable".
Arab Israelis protesters hold up the Palestinian flag as they march for the right of return for Palestinian refugees who fled their homes or were expelled during the 1948 war, during a protest rally near Tiberias in northern Israel, on May 6, 2014
Summary: Foreign Affairs Minister Gebran Bassil Monday voiced Lebanon's opposition to a recent Arab League resolution because it failed to mention the Palestinian right of return.
PM Benjamin Netanyahu rules out any deal with the Palestinians unless they recognise Israel as the Jewish state and give up their refugees' right of return.
Summary: Israeli PM rules out any deal with Palestinians unless they recognise Israel as Jewish state and give up their refugees' right of return.
He cited the keynote speech of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa on the National Day, in which he stressed the Palestinians' inalienable right of return and the establishment of the independent and sovereign state with Jerusalem as its capital on the basis of the 1967 borders.
Hezbollah Party delivered a statement advocating the Palestinian people's right of return to Palestine, confirming the Party's unremitting support to the Palestinian "just cause".
He was quickly attacked by Hamas and even members of his own movement, Fateh, for relinquishing the right of return which affects between four to six million Palestinian refugees.