Palestinians protest against Balfour Declaration

Palestinians protest against Balfour Declaration

Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in protest on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.

The declaration by the then British foreign secretary Lord Arthur Balfour stated the UK government supported “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people”.

The following decades saw a spike in the number of Jews moving to the region as Zionist state institutions took root.

In Ramallah, West Bank, around 3,000 people marched from the city centre to the Br…
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