On Monday, Palestinians mark the Nakba or the “catastrophe” – their forced expulsion from the land that became the state of Israel. Those living in Gaza say every day is a catastrophe. For the last 16 years, Israel and Egypt have imposed a blockade on Gaza. Travel is heavily controlled, jobs are scarce and the threat of escalation of violence is constant. While older generations still dream of a return to their homeland, the younger generations say their futures have been stolen.
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- Maram Humaid (@MaramGaza), Al Jazeera journalist in Gaza
This episode was produced by Miranda Lin and our host, Malika Bilal. Khaled Soltan fact-checked this episode.
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