Antoine Raffoul

World bodies must act now to save Lifta

Antoine Raffoul
London
2 December 2011
The World Monuments Fund rejected a petition to have Lifta, a destroyed and ethnically cleansed Palestinian village, officially included in their protected heritage site list.

Lifta's legacy under threat

Antoine Raffoul
31 August 2010

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There are few villages in historic Palestine which invoke the memories of the Nakba (the 1948 dispossession of the Palestinian people) as does Lifta. However, Lifta’s architectural legacy is under threat as Israel moves to Judaize the formerly pluralistic Palestinian village.

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