“The fact that there are these refugees is the direct consequence of the act of the Arab states in opposing partition and the Jewish state. The Arab states agreed upon this policy unanimously and they must share in the solution of the problem." – Emile Ghoury, secretary of the Palestinian Arab Higher Committee.
Beirut Telegraph 9/6/1948.
The London Telegraph, 8.48)
The most potent factor [in the flight of Palestinians] was the announcements made over the air by the Arab-Palestinian Higher Executive, urging all Haifa Arabs to quit... It was clearly intimated that Arabs who remained in Haifa and accepted Jewish protection would be regarded as renegades." --
London Economist Oct. 2, 1948
The fact the Arab countries are responsible for the Arab refugees has not resulted in their taking responsibility for the enormous suffering they caused as described in this video by FreeMiddleEast
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