Land Day 2021: Thought Israel's cleansing of Palestinians couldn't get any worse? You were wrong

The Palestinian calendar is riddled with commemorative days, each representing an episode in the precarious search for identity and self-determination, and the daily struggle for dignity and basic human rights. This year, we mark the 45th anniversary of Land Day, recalling 30 March, 1976, when the Israeli government declared its intention to confiscate approximately 5,000 acres of land from its Palestinian owners in several villages in central Galilee. The protest against the land theft quickly turned into violent confrontations between the demonstrators and the Israeli Border Police, who ente…

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