According to a projection published by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees extrapolating from UNRWA's past growth rates, by 2030, UNRWA's refugee list will expand another 70 percent to 8.5 million. In fact, at the same growth rate, by 2060 there will be four times as many Palestinian refugees as there are today and twenty-five times the number registered by UNRWA in 1950—though not a single one of the original Palestinian refugees is likely still to be alive by then.
Source: Mick Dumper, "Future Prospects for the Palestinian Refugees," Refugee Survey Quarterly, 2-3 (2009): 563-6.
Projected growth of UNRWA Refugee Rolls 1950 750,000 2010 4,880,377 2020 6,432,567 2030 8,478,434 2040 11,174,981 2050 14,729,159 2060 19,413,735
Friday, September 28, 2012
No Doubt About It--Israel Sucks at "Ethnic Cleansing"
In his speech to the UN, Mahmoud Abbas once again tried to play the "ethnic cleansing" card. Here's the truth about the so-called cleansing: