Palestinian expatriates mark Land Day in Vienna
Published Sunday 30/03/2014 17:45
VIENNA (Ma’an) – The Palestinian community and the union of Palestinian students in Austria on Sunday marked 38th anniversary of Land Day in the Austrian capital Vienna.
The commemoration was attended by Palestinian ambassador to Austria Salah Abdul-Shafi, Bassam Zakarna, a member of Fatah Revolutionary Council, Mazin Ramahi, the speaker of the Palestinian community in Austria as well as several other dignitaries from Palestine and other Arab countries.
Speakers who addressed the audience talked about the history of Land Day highlighting that the Israeli occupation continued to confiscate Palestinian land both in towns and cities occupied in 1948 and in the West Bank.
Palestinian folklore band Asayil performed the traditional dance Dabka during the festival.