Survey of Palestinian Refugees and Internally Displaced Palestinians 2003
The Survey provides basic historic and current information on Palestinian refugees and internally displaced persons. The Survey includes 6 chapters covering the historical circumstances of Palestinian displacement, population, legal status, socio-economic
profile, international protection and assistance, and durable solutions. Available in English and Arabic. 200 pages. ISSN 1728-1679.
BADIL Information & Discussion Brief No. 10 (2004).
Information Packet on Palestinian Refugees
The packet includes a short summary of the popular campaign for Palestinian refugee rights and a brief history of the Palestinian refugee issue, a poster, and a set of postcards.
Selected BADIL Publications
Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Global Palestine Right of Return Coalition
Includes working papers submitted to the fourth annual meeting of the Global Palestine Right of Return Coalition held in London, November 2003. The publication also includes a summary of discussions and debate as well as the final statement issued by the Coalition. Arabic with English summaries.
BADIL Expert Forum Working Papers
A complete list of all working papers commissioned for the BADIL Expert Forum on Palestinian Refugees is available on the BADIL website. Papers address the relationship between international law and peacemaking, housing and property restitution for refugees, international protection, and obstacles to implementation of durable solutions for Palestinian refugees.
“Experiencing the Right of Return, Palestinian Refugees Visit Bosnia”
This 20 video documents a study visit of a delegation of Palestinian refugees to Bosnia-Herzegovina in June 2002. The delegation, comprised of refugees from Palestine/Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Europe traveled to Bosnia in order to understand: What was done and how? What didn’t work and why? What are the lessons for Palestinians and their struggle for the implementation of the right of return and real property restitution?
Al-Quds 1948: al-ahya’ al-‘arabiyah wa-masiruha fi harb 1948
Salim Tamari (ed.). Published by BADIL Resource Center and the Institute for Palestine Studies, 2002. ISBN 9953-9001-9-1.
BADIL Hebrew Language Packet/The Right of Return
The Packet includes: Main Reader, ‘Palestinian Refugees:’ overview of the issue and demands of Palestinian refugees; law and principles guiding solutions to refugee problems; answers to frequently asked questions; obstacles to be tackled by a law- and rights-based solution (24 pages); Legal Brief, ‘Palestinian Refugees and their Right of Return, an International Law Analysis’ (16 pages); Executive Summary, ‘The Right of Return:’ Report of the Joint British Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry into Refugee Choice (28 pages; translation from the English original published in London, March 2002); Readers’ feedback sheet and background information about BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights.
New from Other NGOs and Publishers
Children of Palestine: Narrating Forced Migration in the Middle East
Dawn Chatty and Lewando Hundt (eds.)
Oxford: Berghahn Press, 2004
To order visit the Berghahn website, www.berghahnbooks.com.
By All Means Possible, Destruction by the State of Crops of Bedouin Citizens in the Naqab (Negev) by Aerial Spraying with Chemicals
Report by the Arab Human Rights Association, Nazareth (July 2004)
Available at, http://www.arabhra.org/NaqabReport_English.pdf.
Families Torn Apart by Discriminatory Policies
Report by Amnesty International
Available at, web.amnesty.org/library/index/engmde150632004
Razing Rafah: Mass Home Demolitions in the Gaza Strip (October 2004)
Report by Human Rights Watch
Available at, www.hrw.org/reports/2004/rafah1004/rafah1004full.pdf