The Balfour Declaration: 67 words that changed the history of Palestine

First published by the Arab Weekly on 5/11/2017 The Balfour Declaration crucially omitted reference to the indigenous Palestinian Arabs who at the time made up 90% of the population. The British and Israeli governments celebrated the Balfour Declaration in London and Is­rael while Palestinians and their supporters marched in many cities across the world demanding …

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وراء الحدث: بريطانيا رفضت الإعتذار عن وعد بلفور

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Interview with RTUK about Balfour Centenary

I was interviewed by RTUK about the Centenary of the Balfour Declaration on 2/11/2017 https://youtu.be/evZb4hNcocc

Can the Palestinians sue Britain over Balfour?

First published by the Arab Weekly on 30/4/2017 The Balfour Declara­tion is a letter from Arthur Balfour, then the British foreign secretary, to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland, dated November 2, 1917. The critical part of this short letter said: “His Majesty’s government view[s] with favour the establishment in Palestine of a …

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