The million Arabs who, as you put it, "held strong" and became Israelis—never suffered "ethnic cleansing" of this kind.
The really special ones have a penchant for ethnic cleansing along the way.
The words "ethnic cleansing" or "sectarian cleansing" appear fairly regularly in news reports from Syria.
They equated Israeli policy with apartheid and insisted the country was built on ethnic cleansing.
Supporters of Israel are working hard to fight our enemies' claim that Israel is "an apartheid state" bent on “ethnic cleansing.”
The film, which Jolie wrote and directed, tackles the difficult topic of war and ethnic cleansing in Bosnia.
This instability of boundaries led to ethnic cleansing, to numerous international congresses, to fitful wars.
ethnic cleansing has many faces, brutality is not its integrated feature.
It is only when ethnic cleansing is combined with self-determination that a fracturing of the solutions occurs.
There are many variants of this malignant, brutal, condemnable, criminal and inefficient form of ethnic cleansing.