On April 9, 1948, Zionist militias massacred approximately 100 Palestinian men, women and children in the village of Deir Yassin.

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Located on a hilltop just west of Jerusalem, the Deir Yassin massacre was largely seen as a way to scare nearby Palestinian villagers into leaving their homes.

See also: Dr. Ashrawi on the Memory of Deir Yassin: ‘Israel’s Systematic Massacres Persisted’