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Nakba Day: Palestine and Halifax Protest

nakba day: Zane Woodford / Star Metro Worldwide, today is being marked as Nakba Day, said the organizer of Tuesday's Halifax protest, Jim Guild, according to Toronto Star. It marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine. Holding a Palestine flag, Helmi Alfarra leads protesters in chants on Tuesday in front of the Public Gardens in Halifax. Guild, with the group Canadians, Arabs and Jews for a Just Peace, helped bring people together outside the Halifx Public Gardens at the corner of Spring Garden Rd. and South Park St. to call on the Canadian government to speak out against the killing of protesters in Gaza. It seems like the whole world knows the score in Israel and Palestine, except for North America. If this was another country, I think we'd be hearing about it, or the government would say, This is appalling,' Guild said. ( As reported in the news.