By Gabriel Polley
The last months of this year contain two landmark centenaries in the history of Palestine. The first is the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, on November 2nd. On that day, while Israelis celebrate, the Palestinians will mourn the short letter which, three decades later, took their country from them, the Nakba which led to 800,000 becoming refugees. The supporters of Palestine will demonstrate around the world to demand the wrongs springing from the Balfour Declaration be overturned.
The other important centenary comes on December 9th, and is the surrender of Jerusalem to the British – the end of …read more
Source: Tne Palestine Chronicle