Jewish press: Rashida Tlaib, according to UNRWA, is a Palestinian refugee. It doesn’t matter that she wasn’t born anywhere near territory that was once part of the British Mandate for Palestine.
Nor does it matter that far from being homeless or stateless, her American citizenship is so solid that she is a member of Congress. Rashida Tlaib, the UN has decided, is a refugee, and refugees have privileges. more …
Opinion: Rashida Tlaib is eligible for UNRWA financial assistance and if the right of return ever happens, she is eligible to return to Israel as a citizen. To make sure everyone knows it, she wrapped herself in a Palestinian flag.
Excerpt Antichrist: The Search for Amalek (Page 132)
“By the end of 2010, the number of Palestinian refugees on
United Nations Relief and Workers Agency rolls had raised to nearly
five million, several times the number that left Palestine in 1948.
UNRWA’s definition of a refugee also covers the descendants
of persons who became refugees in 1948. According to the World
Heritage Encyclopedia (List of Palestine Refugee camps), the number
of registered Palestine refugees (RPR) has subsequently grown from
914,000 in 1950 to approximately 12 million in 2013.
The right of return refers to the claims of first-generation
Palestinian refugees and their descendants to recover the property
they or their ancestors left before the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
To remedy the problem in favor of the Arabs, the UN created UNRWA in 1949 and changed the definition of refugee:
Historically, a refugee is someone forced to leave a permanent or habitual home. For the Palestinian Arabs only, the definition is changed from “permanent” or “habitual” to a two-year occupancy: ”persons whose normal place of residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948, who lost both their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. (source ‘From Time Immemorial’, Ruth Peters)