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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by Xinhua Palestinian Prime Minister urged European countries and the international community to "recognise Palestine as a state on 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital and the right of return for refugees."
The solution for Palestinians lies in the Palestinian right of return - precisely the issue which the US is fighting so hard to eliminate and which the international community diluted from the start through a weak resolution that preserved the Zionist project while shifting blame onto the colonized and dispossessed Palestinian population.
Marat also warned of attempts to impose the forced accommodation of refugees and ignoring their right of return by the Deal of Century plan.
In the letter, Erekat pointed out to the UN General Assembly resolution 273 which stipulates that Israel's membership in the UN was contingent upon implementing the UN's charter; and the UN's decision number 194 in 11 December, 1948 "the right of return for Palestinian refugees.
You wrote this question on the back of my consumer rights column, where I explained you've no right to return goods in-store unless they are faulty, but you do legally have a no-fault right of return within a maximum 28 days for goods bought online.
Summary: President Michel Aoun Thursday marked the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People by condemning attempts to eliminate the Palestinian right of return.
Participants gathered outside an office for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and held posters denouncing the US step, which they said aims at ending the Palestinian right of return by dismantling the agency looking after the interest of 5.3 million Palestinian refugees.
In the latest in a series of steps by the Trump administration challenging how relief aid is delivered to the Palestinians, Haley questioned "the right of return," claimed by Palestinians as part of any peace agreement.
"This law abolishes the shattered Palestinian people's right of return and widely opens the door before Jewish migration.
Since "right of return" protests began on March 30, at least 132 Palestinians have been martyred -- along with thousands more injured -- by Israeli gunfire, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.
After a protracted struggle and heavy sacrifices, as well as two well-known popular uprisings against the occupation, Israel withdrew unilaterally from the Gaza Strip alone, but imposed a stifling siege on it that continues up to this day, which means, it has continued the occupation by other means." "Recently, the residents of the Strip, who are the sons and grandsons of those refugees have organised courageous peaceful marches to commemorate the right of return for the Palestinian refugees, which was approved by the United Nations in its Resolution No.
Kassim, a Palestinian lawyer based in Jordan and the editor of the Palestine Yearbook of International Law, told Arab News that the right of return enshrined in various UN resolutions is non-negotiable and does not have an expiry date.