Published on Nov 2, 2016 by loner loneranger
Published on Nov 2, 2016
Nearly a century ago on November 2, 1917, British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour issued a letter that set the stage for the creation of a Jewish state inside Palestinian territory. The letter known as the Balfour Declaration pledged to work for the establishment of a homeland for the Jewish people inside Palestine. 99 years on, Palestinians believe the UK owes them an apology for the declaration that paved the way for the occupation of their land and genocide of the people.