International Reports

The Palestinian Diaspora

by Felix Dane, Jörg Knocha

Palestinian Expatriates and their Impact on the Middle East Conflict

While almost half of all Palestinians are refugees, many of whom live in unfit conditions, there is also a large number of expatriate Palestinians spread all over the world who have a secure position in society and who are networked in various ways. It is due to them that the Palestinian population as a whole can be considered a cosmopolitan people. And they exert influence on the Middle East conflict through a global network.