Al-Nassera, ALRAY - a Palestinian member of the Israel's Knesset HaneenZoabi stressed that the Israeli occupation not only seeks to confiscate the land, but to control our minds and to eliminate the Palestinian relation with the homeland.
She said Saturday on the anniversary of Land Day in al-Nassera " Land Day does not just celebrate a regular event , it is a historical and important event for the Palestinian people.
She pointed out that it is an important event that gathers the pre-1948 Palestinian minorities who still in their lands and an incentive that moves us to maintain our rights to exist and live in our lands in peace.
“The Israeli occupation practices will not deter the Palestinian from the right of maintaining sovereignty over his homelandwhich is derived from Palestinians' historical right.” she asserted, “ Palestinians are still keeping their pride and belonging to their land. In this day, they stressed their right to struggle against the Israeli occupation.”
Land Day indicated our historical novel which the Israeli occupation wanted to erase, distort and change its parameters.
Land Day, March 30, is an annual day of commemoration for Palestinians of the events of that date in 1976. In response to the Israeli government's announcement of a plan to expropriate thousands of dunams of land for security and settlement purposes, a general strike and marches were organized in Arab towns from the Galilee to the Negev. In the ensuing confrontations with the Israeli army and police, six unarmed Palestinian citizens were killed, about one hundred were wounded, and hundreds of others arrested.