Madrid-Spain Conference – 5th to 8th of November 2008

Press Release

Palestinian Youth Network Conference, November 5-9, 2008

Madrid, Spain

Palestinians make up the world’s largest refugee population constituting more than one fourth of the whole world’s refugees. Palestinians living in Palestine and in refugee camps in surrounding Arab countries exist within an apartheid paradigm in which the conditions they face prohibit basic human and civil rights that should be protected by the International courts, but are not. As the discourse about a resolution to the Palestine question in the international arena continues to fail the Palestinians’ rights to sovereignty, the right of return, and justice; Palestinian youth across the world have become immeasurably compelled to reclaim the historical Palestinian narrative, and to mass mobilize for justice and peace in their homeland. Read more