Posted by Arab American Institute on June 09, 2017 in Blog

With 7.98 million Palestinians in diaspora, the Palestinian people continue to make up the world's largest displaced population - including refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). This diaspora population continues to grow, as Israel continues to block their to return home. In the infographic below, we note the massive number of Palestinians displaced as a result of the 1948 Nakba (catastrophe) and the 1967 conquest of the occupied territories.