The Refugees of Palestine in the Composing of Lebanon conflict and Civil War
The Refugees of Palestine in the Composing of Lebanon Conflict And the Civil war
Refugee: is person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster (Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition, 1989).
Civil war: strife, troubles, etc.: such as occur among fellow-citizens or within the limits of one community (Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition, 1989).
Exodus: is the departure or going out, usually of a body of persons from a country for the purpose of settling elsewhere (Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition, 1989).
Persecution: is an irrational and obsessive feeling that others are scheming against one (Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition, 1989).
In 1916, the Sykes-Picot Agreement between the empires Great Russia, France and Britain, towards the downfall of the Ottomans Empire in the West-Asia after the World War I divided the regions there with respect to those power countries. Lebanon region was ruled by the French and Palestine region was under the international administration of Russia and the other powers. (Salibi,1988,p21). In 1917, during the mandate of the British crown of Palestine the Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour declared in one of his letters to Lord Lionel Walter Rothschild a leader of British Jewish community that
"His Majesty's Government view with favor the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavors to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country."
And this declaration was pointed by the foreign secretary of British crown to the Zionists federation. (wikipedia, n.d.). As...