03 August '16..
July 31 was a very big anniversary for Palestinian Arab history. Yet amongst all the anniversaries that Palestinians mark, I didn't see anyone talking about July 31 this year.
On July 31, 1988, Jordan's King Hussein announced that - at the PLO's request - he was cutting all administrative and legal ties with Arabs who lived on the West Bank of the Jordan river.
With the stroke of a pen, over a million Palestinians changed from being Jordanian citizens to becoming citizens of nothing.
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