Children raise the Palestinian flag as one boy holds a wooden key symbolising the return, as they stand with others before the barbed wire marking the border between the Gaza strip and Israel, in the east of Gaza City on May 13. The demonstration came two days before marking 70 years since the Palestinian “nakba”, or catastrophe, of 1948, when over 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled from their homes in the 1948 war surrounding Israel’s creation. Photo: AFP 

Can Palestinians and Israel ever live side by side in peace, or will the legacy of ‘nakba’ endure?

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Children raise the Palestinian flag as one boy holds a wooden key symbolising the return, as they stand with others before the barbed wire marking the border between the Gaza strip and Israel, in the east of Gaza City on May 13. The demonstration came two days before marking 70 years since the Palestinian “nakba”, or catastrophe, of 1948, when over 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled from their homes in the 1948 war surrounding Israel’s creation. Photo: AFP 
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