Palestinian

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Satellite image of the Palestinian region, 2003.

Palestinian may refer to:


Something of, from, or related to the geographic region of the Palestine


People native to the geographic region of Palestine, such as
  • Palestinian Bedouin, an ethnic group native to the area of Palestine, in the Levante. In general, they do not call themselves Palestinians.[1][2]
  • Palestinian Jews, an ethnoreligious group native to the area of Palestine, in the Levante. They do not call themselves Palestinians.
  • Palestinian Samaritans, an ethnoreligious group native to the area of Palestine in the Levante.[3] They are not accepted by Arab nationals, that call themselves Palestinians as belonging to the Palestinian people. They do not call themselves Palestinians.
  • Palestinian Karaites, a ethnoreligious group with ethnic, or family origins in the area of Palestine, in the Levante.[4] They are not accepted by Arab nationals, that call themselves Palestinians as belonging to the Palestinian people. They do not call themselves Palestinians.
  • Palestinian Druze, an ethnoreligious group native to the area of Palestine, in the Levante. They are not accepted by Arab nationals, that call themselves Palestinians as belonging to the Palestinian people. They do not call themselves Palestinians.
  • Palestinian Christians, an ethnoreligious group native to the area of Palestine, in the Levante. Self-designations (endonym) and foreign appellations (exonym) vary. Conversion from Islam to Christianity is illegal in Palestine.[5][6][7]
  • Palestinian Arabs, an Arab sub-group with ethnic, tribal or family origins in the area of Palestine, in the Levante. They predominatly call themselves Palestinians, mostly since the 1967 Six-Day War and the subsequent 1948 Palestinian exodus onwards.
  • Palestinian Dom, an ethnic group native to the area of Palestine, in the Levante. They do not call themselves Palestinians.[8] They are not accepted by Arab nationals, that call themselves Palestinians as belonging to the Palestinian people.


People that call themselves Palestinian


References[edit]

  1. ^ Mya Guarnieri, Where is the Bedouin Intifada?, The Alternative Information Center (AIC), February 9, 2012
  2. ^ Rhoda Kanaaneh. "Embattled Identities: Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military"; Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 32, No. 3 (Spring, 2003), pp. 5-20
  3. ^ Amid conflict, Samaritans keep unique identity by Dana Rosenblatt (CNN)
  4. ^ "Qaraites". Encyclopædia Britannica 1911. Retrieved 2012-03-08. .
  5. ^ Miller, Duane Alexander (April 2014). "Freedom of Religion in Israel-Palestine: may Muslims become Christians, and do Christians have the freedom to welcome such converts?". St Francis Magazine 10 (1): 17–24. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  6. ^ persecution.org
  7. ^ "The murder of Rami Ayyad", Philip Rizq, Palestine Chronicle, 15 October 2007, [1]
  8. ^ Thomas A. Acton; Donald Kenrick; Allen Williams (May 2005). "Dom Population Chart". DOM Research Centre – Middle East and North Africa Gypsy Studies. Dom Research Center. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  9. ^ "those Arab nationals who, until 1947, normally resided in Palestine regardless of whether they were evicted from it or stayed there. Anyone born, after that date, of a Palestinian father—whether in Palestine or outside it—is also a Palestinian (..) the Jews who had normally resided in Palestine until the beginning of the creation of Israel in 1948 are considered Palestinians." "The Palestinian National Charter". Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 
  10. ^ "Consolidated Eligibility and Registration Instructions" (PDF). UNRWA. Persons who meet UNRWA’s Palestine Refugee criteria These are persons whose normal place of residence was Palestine during the period 1 June 1946 to 15 May 1948, and who lost both home and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 conflict. Palestine Refugees, and descendants of Palestine refugee males, including legally adopted children, are eligible to register for UNRWA services. The Agency accepts new applications from persons who wish to be registered as Palestine Refugees. Once they are registered with UNRWA, persons in this category are referred to as Registered Refugees or as Registered Palestine Refugees. 

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