Dayr Abu Salama
|Dayr Abu Salama|
|Date of depopulation||July 13, 1948|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Military assault by Yishuv forces|
Dayr Abu Salama was a small Palestinian Arab village in the Ramle Subdistrict, located 8 km northeast of Ramla. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War on July 13, 1948 in the first phase of Operation Dani.
In 1945, it had a population of 60. A shrine for a local sage known as al-Shaykh Abu Salama is also located in the village.
- Morris, 2004, p xix village #228. Also gives cause of depopulation.
- Hadawi, Sami (1970), Village Statistics of 1945: A Classification of Land and Area ownership in Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center
- Khalidi, Walid (1992), All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948, Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies, ISBN 0-88728-224-5
- Morris, Benny (2004), The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6
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