A visual history of Palestinian refugees | Al Jazeera America

Displaced by the tumult in Israel and its environs, most Palestinians have lived as refugees for the last 65 years

Palestine, 1948. Refugees return to their village after surrendering in the war against Israel. The conflict forced 85% of the Palestinian population living in what became Israel to leave their homes. Their right to return was written into the a UN resolution that year, but 65 years later, this issue has yet to be resolved. AFP/Getty Images

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