Nakba Day 2011 on the Twitter front

16.05.2011                      12.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 27 des Omer

Nakba im Internet:

Nakba Day 2011 on the Twitter front

Protests to mark Palestinian anger at founding of Israel take to the web; #Nakba, #IamIsrael prominent on social networking site.

As thousands of people in the West Bank, Gaza and neighboring Arab countries commemorated the Nakba with protests against the State of Israel on Sunday, Palestinians and their supporters further afield played out their anger and frustration on social networking site Twitter.
The popular “trends” or #(hashtags) on twitter included #Nakba, #IamIsrael, and later in the day #majdalshams, #golan and #maournaras, the scenes of some of the days’ worst clashes and violence….